SUSTAINING TRANSFORMATION LEADER
"Most turnaround experts focus simply on cost-cutting, and destroy the sustainability of organizations. David is completely different. He creates vision, passion, transformation, and sustainability. He cares deeply and brings out the best that everyone has to offer in creating a new future and shared vision. The result is an exciting future for all "
Referred to as the "Swiss Watch of high performance." Frequently brought in as consultant, COO, or CEO to led transformation / turnaround efforts in some of the most critical and complex organizations. Initiatives generated well over $ 1/2 billion in results, AND significantly improved morale and mission success.
STRATEGY AND EXECUTION
Managed hundreds of project teams (e.g., profit improvement, operations streamlining, product development, marketing) that generated $100s of millions annually in results, AND greatly enhanced employee engagement.
TOP EXECUTIVE AND CONSULTANT
David has run companies as CEO, COO, and has worked as a senior management adviser to top government officials, consulted extensively with federal organizations, Fortune 100 companies, small-medium sized businesses, and non-profit organizations. He has also worked as an executive for Larry H. Miller (owner of 100+ businesses, including Utah Jazz NBA team), Cap Gemini Consulting, and Franklin Covey where he led business turnarounds, managed 100+ consultants, and managed 100+ concurrent product development & other project teams.
AUTHOR AND EXECUTIVE CONSULTANT
David is the author of the best-selling book Creating You, Inc.- a guidebook that helps people to create their own career or business doing what they love most and making a real difference. He consults with executives throughout the world in them to become thought leaders, help their employees to do the same, and to create highly passionate and engaged cultures.
CREATING THOUGHT LEADERSHIP
Most recently, David led initiatives to develop, publish, and launch books, websites and a television program. The first book was an overnight bestseller - shattering sales records in the industry. Subsequent books continue to be top sellers in their niche and have won top awards. The television series became a local favorite that continues to be rebroadcast.
STRATEGY THOUGHT LEADER
As a leader in the field of strategy, chaired World Strategy Week in 2016 and 2014. Brought together thought leaders to discuss critical forces changing global economies. These included top government advisors (e.g., U.K. Prime Minister, U.S. White House), scholars from top universities, best-selling authors, and top executives
David is also a senior director with the Rialto Consultancy out of London. Rialto is a top executive coaching and business transformation consulting firm that has won a number of top awards in the UK and Europe including:
- Winner 2017 Best in Business Transformation Winner
- 2016 Organizational Culture
- Consultancy of the Year Winner 2016
- Change Management Advisers of the Year Winner 2015/2014
- Business & Leadership Transformation Specialists Winner 2015
- Transition Coaching Consultant of the Year Winners
- CMI Outstanding Organization of the Year (SME)