David is a relentless builder of the bridge that connects leaders’ abilities to outcomes that exceed every expectation. He has a depth of experience working closely with global, senior executives to build the skills that inspire others to align and win during challenging times. He is nimble identifying areas of individual, team and organizational need while leveraging existing strengths to achieve results. He is expert in working with leaders in the areas of organizational culture and dynamics, interpersonal communication and executive branding to bring about change . He is also a master facilitator designing process and delivering programs in sales, strategy, innovation and succession planning.
David’s talent development is grounded in his experience as a senior human resources executive and management consultant in a variety of organizations and settings. He combines both art and science in his approach to problems. He has worked extensively as a global advisor to senior management of highly competitive organizations that range from small cap to large multinational corporations comprised of thousands of employees.
“Knowledge” is power when a person understands their ability to impact others. David builds others knowledge. His consulting services have provided links between employee engagement and business performance.
David’s background in matrix management models working across global and virtual teams has provided a foundation for understanding diverse perspectives when designing solutions to enterprise wide challenges in people, strategy and systems implementation. He is able to quickly assess development needs and advise clients on how to bridge the gaps that inhibit the potential for growth.
Representative coaching/developmental assignments include:
- CEO, $1B Luxury Retail Organization
- President, Fortune 100 Defense Organization
- SVP/GM, APAC, Fortune 100 Financial Organization
- Chief Technology Officer, Fortune 200 Technology Organization
- CFO, Fortune 200 Internet/Media Organization
- EVP, Global Sales, Fortune 100 Consumer Products
David has led global teams and advised senior executives throughout his career in talent management.
During more than a decade with The Walt Disney Company, David held a variety of executive positions with increasing responsibilities across several global, operating segments. These positions included a range of specialist and subject matter expertise roles focused on the growth of businesses via innovation, global immersion and the use of technology on multiple platforms. David led the talent development initiatives that included high potential selection and succession for the organization’s Top 200 leaders. He was also responsible for the design and deployment of multiple leadership development programs for executive, management and creative leaders. This included a global sales initiative that aligned the approach of sales training teams across different regions and markets.
- Consumer Products
- Defense, Energy
- Supply Chain
- PsyD. – Widener University, Institute for Graduate Clinical Psychology
- MBA – Widener University, Graduate School of Business
- MS Ed – University of Pennsylvania, Graduate School of Education
- BA, Psychology – University of Pennsylvania
ASSESSMENT & CERTIFICATIONS
- Licensed Psychologist
- Hogan Systems Suite
- Harrison Assessment
- 360 Assessments
- Social Styles