- Trailblaze, Inc.President, 2012 - present
- Colorado UpLiftChief Operating Officer, 1997 - 2012
Are you a leader, manager, or supervisor who wants to get more done, build teams that care, and meet your goals?
From a general-session keynote, to multi-day workshops, David will equip you and your leaders with practical, simple strategies you can use to get more done, build teams that care, and meet your goals.
David served as an elected city councilman, as Chief Operating Officer for Colorado UpLift where he led efforts to replicate organizations in New York, Orlando, Phoenix, and Portland, has coached leaders in more than 2000 sessions, and has served on several Boards.
Following his nonprofit career, David founded Trailblaze, Inc. where he works with leaders, managers and supervisors to get more done, build teams that care, and meet their goals. He believes that skillful leaders at every level are essential to a positive future and that everyone can master the essentials of influence.
In David’s mind, every leader is a CBO - Chief Belief Officer!
David is known for his optimism, hope, and for helping aspiring and veteran leaders believe in their ability to make a difference. He makes difficult concepts understandable and helps leaders move to immediate, practical action.
His workshops, presentations, and seminars will help your leaders increase their influence, improve team dynamics, solve common leadership frustrations, and improve productivity.
David is a professional member of the National Speakers Association, American Society of Trainers and Developers, and the Alpha Sigma Nu honor and service society. He holds a master’s degree in nonprofit management and regularly speaks and writes about effective leadership. His book, 7 Things Your Team Needs to Hear You Say, will be released in 2013.
- Regis UniversityMasters Nonprofit Management, 2009 - 2011
- University of Colorado at BoulderBachelors Political Science, 1992 - 1995
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