Dave Rivard


Oral History Information

Interview Date
Job Title
VP Sales Independent & Strategic Accounts
Company Name
Roland Corporation

Dave Rivard has thoroughly enjoyed his role at Roland Corporation as a sales rep. He has grown the role over the years and covered nearly every state, making connections, introducing new products to his retail customers and often outselling his teammates. Dave was there when many of the amazing innovations of Roland were introduced and he takes great pride in recounting how those product launches could be of such benefit to his dealers. When computer technology was emerging, Dave was one of the industry’s “go-to” experts, writing articles on the topic and providing sessions at the NAMM Show. And he is still out there doing what he loves.