David is a collaborator in God’s creation, a husband, father, son, and Eagle Scout. He has been a business owner, marketer, sales manager, artist, newspaper columnist, author of three books, teacher, and window washer! Facilitation and coaching are his passions and where he has chosen to focus his skill enhancement and education since 1995. He is Myers-Briggs Type Indicator Qualified (ENTJ), Leadership Practices Inventory (360 assessment) administrator, and Emotional Intelligence Certified (EQ-i and EQ360).
David has utilized his strengths of connectedness, arranger, strategic, includer, and individualization in over 20,000 hours with 1,500+ leaders and teams with as few as 5 to as many as 300 participants in developing uncommon leadership, building diverse, inclusive, and equitable communities, and creating productive innovation. This has resulted in higher morale, lower turnover, increased productivity, and greater ROI.
He has worked with Fortune 500 companies, including Procter & Gamble, Hallmark, Convergys, Fifth Third Bank, and Kroger; government agencies including the E.P.A. and the I.R.S.; educational institutions including the University of Dayton, University of Cincinnati, Xavier, and The University of North Carolina; Cincinnati Children’s Hospital and Medical Center; the WNC Conference of United Methodist Church; Union Square Hospitality Group, NYC, Leadership Cincinnati, and Leadership Asheville as well as small family-owned companies and not-for-profits.
David has been an HR Consultant for the City of Asheville, North Carolina. At Montreat College’s Team and Leadership Center, he was the AHA! Resource for Corporate Development. He also served as the Venture Out! Director for organizational and leadership development at Camp Joy, Clarksville, Ohio.