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Dave Bluey

Assistant Professor of Practice
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2097 Pamplin
880 West Campus Drive
Blacksburg, VA 24061


  • Graduate Coursework in Management and Marketing, Tuck Business School, Dartmouth College
  • M.Ed., University of Pittsburgh
  • B.S., University of Pittsburgh


Dave Bluey is the Career Advisor for the Pamplin Management Department and teaches various Management courses. His professional background and experience include extensive administrative, management and leadership experience within business, public, and non-profit environments. Dave was an executive manager for Pfizer Pharmaceuticals holding positions within departments such as marketing, sales, integrated/managed healthcare systems, new product acquisition, and strategic planning. He also spent two and a half years as the Assistant to the President where he was exposed to all aspects of managing a Fortune 50 corporation.

Since moving to Blacksburg in 2008, Dave has been the CEO of a specialized medical clinic and Vice President for Advancement for a statewide non-profit agency serving children and adults with various disabilities. He also had his first retail experience working in a management role at a local theatre complex.  

Dave and his wife have three adult children, two of them Hokie alumni. After paying out of state tuition to Virginia Tech for several years, they decided to move to Blacksburg from Pennsylvania after falling in love with the New River Valley and the college town community.