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 two books, teacher, and window washer! Facilitation is his passion and where he has chosen to focus his skill enhancement and education since 1995. He is Myers-Briggs Type Indicator Qualified (ENTJ) and Emotional Intelligence Certified (EQ-i andEQ360).
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 nurturing 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; 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 corporate development at Camp Joy, Clarksville, Ohio.