Leadership & Performance Coach
Sylvania, OH, USA
Dave is a seasoned professional adept at establishing a robust foundation of credibility and trust with both teams and leaders. In his roles as an operations manager, supervisor, and team leader, he has consistently empowered team members to take ownership while fostering a collaborative team-oriented culture built upon open communication. Transitioning into a successful performance and leadership coach in 2006, Dave has effectively applied this mindset to transformative work with clients globally. His extensive leadership and coaching experiences have equipped him with profound proficiency in managing diverse personalities and generational differences within teams. Dave firmly believes that all successful outcomes stem from building relationships and influencing stakeholders to identify and achieve their objectives. Once objectives are clarified, he guides clients in identifying and mitigating personal interferences, whether refining intentionality, enhancing active communication skills, honing executive presence, or navigating challenging conversations. Drawing on his comprehensive understanding of human and organizational behavior, Dave, a certified Myers-Briggs Practitioner, coaches leaders across all organizational levels, from front-line supervisors to Presidents. His expertise spans core leadership skills, including communication, trust-building, expectation setting, accountability, handling difficult conversations, fostering continuous improvement and more. As an ICF and Board-certified leadership coach, Dave leverages his manufacturing (both union and non-union) and background in the US Navy to cultivate a safe, non-judgmental environment. This environment enables leaders to fully engage in discovering and addressing their current coaching goals and objectives alongside him.
Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, Ohio
Jun 2002 - Dec 2003
Indiana University, Bloomington
Aug 1978 - May 1984