Dave joined the agency in 1987 as a commercial salesman, became an owner and a Vice President when he bought into the business in 1994. On January 1, 2015, Dave became the 5th President of the company in it's 102nd year history, following in the footsteps of his brother Bob, father Jack, grandfather Clifford Carnahan, and great-grandfather Charlie Carnahan.
Dave earned his Associates Degree from Northwestern Michigan in Petroleum Technology and his Bachelors Degree from Central Michigan University. Dave is a licensed Michigan Property and Casualty Agent and currently pursuing his Certified Insurance Counselors Professional Designation. He is a member of the Michigan Association of Independent Agents, the Independent Agents and Brokers Association of America and is actively serving on several Boards of Directors and Committees of two Non-Profit organizations. Dave has been married to his wife, Mary for 28 years and has three sons. His hobbies include hunting, fishing and being out-of-doors.
Since 1915, General Agency has been consistently growing and expanding our services to better provide for our clients locally, and across the nation. We know people make the difference. We invite you to meet the team that makes it all happen.
We are always looking for outstanding individuals to provide our customers with the highest levels of service. Since 1915, General Agency has been consistently growing and expanding our services to better provide for our clients locally, and across the nation. Join the General Agency team and grow with us.