David is an experienced facilitator, consultant, and coach with over seven years of experience in team and leadership development. David regularly leads individuals and teams through the exploration of complex topics and helps clients with problem solving, goal setting, and communication. His work spans public and private sectors, higher education, associations, and non-profit organizations. David has worked with dozens of individual clients, coaching on topics such as navigating a career change, preparing for an important event, improving communication skills, and balancing personal and professional obligations.
Clients have described David as a warm-hearted listener who thoughtfully builds trust and holds space for his clients on their journey of self-development. One of David’s best qualities as a coach is his deep listening and analytical thinking, a mindset he developed from his background in engineering. He frequently uses his thoughtful capabilities to help clients grapple with complex ideas and draw connections from unexpected sources. He feels accomplished when helping his clients find their own “ah-ha!” moments.
As a millennial and a young professional, David’s focus as a coach is working with emerging leaders and professionals at all levels. His philosophy is that coaching is helpful for both “executives” and anyone looking to advance their career, develop a skill, reach a milestone, or solve a problem.
David holds an undergraduate degree in Mechanical Engineering from Bucknell University and earned his master’s degree in Organization Development and Knowledge Management (ODKM) at George Mason University. He is trained as a coach in their ICF accredited program and is in the process of completing his professional credential through ICF.
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