Dave Teixeria continued to be a driving force at Dominion Lending Centres in 2018. He was instrumental in deepening lender relationships and improving internal processes, as well as launching a new broker tool, the My Mortgage Toolbox app.  

Teixeira is committed to advancing the goals of not only DLC, but also the entire mortgage industry. He has met with and spoken to government officials and committees across Canada about the impact of B-20 and other housing issues. He is also very active in the community and was honoured in 2018 with the Canadian Mortgage Award for Outstanding Philanthropy and Community Service. He serves as chair of the Terry Fox Hometown Run, director of the Terry Fox Foundation advisory committee and, until recently, served as vice-chair of Douglas College and vice-chair of the Adoptive Families Association of BC. In addition, he is a co-founder of Pink Shirt Anti-Bullying Day, earned the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal in 2012, has served as a speaker at various industry events and is regularly called upon by the media to offer insight into the mortgage industry, politics and technology.