Clients praise Dave for being dynamic, energetic, credible, and entertaining. He brings conviction, empathy and energy to his speeches and is deeply interested in where people are and the organizational challenges they’re facing. People leave his presentations feeling energized and enlightened.
Even more importantly, Dave is committed to making things real for clients—to helping them see a way forward through their various challenges. He translates Arbinger’s powerful principles into real-world application, cutting to the essence of vexing interpersonal and organizational problems in a way that invites conviction of and commitment to critical changes that need to be made. Attendees see themselves and their organizational dynamics with a clarity that brings new solutions and opportunities to light. Dave’s engagements have included speeches at 3M, NASA, Nestlé-Purina, the University of Miami, and the U.S. Air Force.
Dave has a background in leadership and organizational development, with more than 15 years of experience in consulting, training, and systems development for corporate, government, and nonprofit organizations. He has taught a range of international business and general management classes at the college level and regularly facilitates leadership training workshops. His professional background also includes senior leadership roles within the financial services and technology services industries.
Dave earned a B.A. from Brigham Young University and an MBA from the Thunderbird School of Global Management. He enjoys the outdoors and exploring new places. He has served on various nonprofit, municipal, and education-oriented boards and advisory groups dedicated to creating strong communities and civic ownership.