Dave Ostlund, MBA, CFE

Dave Ostlund, MBA, CFE


Dave is a Director, focused on special projects and technological development serving both the Lender Analytics and Consulting practices. Dave’s intense analytical skills position him well for a value-added approach to not only field exams and consulting engagements but also internal development.


In cases where a lender’s investments may be potentially jeopardized, Dave serves as the primary on-site representative. His expertise relating to contract analysis maximizes the lender’s recovery in liquidation. Dave also has broad knowledge of commodities, futures trading, and derivative instruments.


Dave earned a Bachelor of Accountancy from Cedarville University in Cedarville, Ohio, and his MBA with an emphasis in Executive Management from Ashland University in Ashland, Ohio. Before Bluewater, Dave served a major integrated oil company, and was a senior consultant for an energy consulting firm where he specialized in trading, accounting, procurement, and contract preparation.