Areas of Expertise

  • Retirement Consulting
  • Actuarial Consulting - Funding and Financial
  • Forecasting
  • Plan Terminations
  • Actuarial Systems
  • Pension Plans
  • Retiree Benefit Plans
  • Pension Plan Administration


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1300 East Ninth Street
Suite 850
Cleveland, Ohio 44114
Phone: 216.875.1923
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David Davala

Senior Actuarial Consultant
Dave is a Senior Consultant in Findley Davies' Actuarial Services Practice. He joined the firm in 2006.

He has over 28 years of experience in providing consulting and measurement services and working on all aspects of defined benefit plans. His knowledge and background in pension plans include management of actuarial valuation processes, calculation of incurred but not reported health care claims, retiree medical liability measurement and consulting for Taft-Hartley Funds including measurement of SOP 926, compliance testing, development of IRS minimum and maximum allowable contribution amounts, determination of FAS 87, 88, 35, 106, 112 and 132, ASC 715-20, 30, 60, 960-20, and 820-10, and related measurements under GASB.

Dave is a Member of the American Academy of Actuaries, Member Society of Pension Actuaries and an Enrolled Actuary.


  • University of Akron

Professional and Community Involvement

  • Front Steps, Board Member, January 2015 to present

What's Your Passion?

I enjoy summer days at the Lakeside, Ohio campground with my family.

Publications and Presentations

  • Big Changes Coming to PBGC Premiums for 2014, Viewpoint 2014.