Dave is the owner of Soar On Eagles Wings, a coaching company that serves senior business leaders with team, leadership and culture development. He also coaches individuals at all levels, helping them discover careers (or college majors) that match their unique design.
Dave retired several years ago from his role as Chief Learning Officer for Michelin North America, where he had 32 years of service. His career included positions in manufacturing, quality, maintenance, engineering, human resource management, talent management, and team and leadership development. He has international experience as a member of Michelin’s global development team, including living and working in France.
Prior to his career with Michelin, Dave served 9 years in the US Navy where he honed his early leadership skills as a mission commander, maintenance manager, and instructor in a Navy Patrol squadron. Dave earned a BS degree in Aerospace Engineering at the US Naval Academy. He also holds a master’s degree in Industrial and Management Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and an Educational Doctorate (Ed.D.) in Corporate Learning Leadership from the University of Pennsylvania/Wharton business school. Connect with Dave