Dave is a six-time CEO and Board Director who has successfully led companies ranging from $25MM to $1BB+ across numerous industries (online and offline corporate travel, electronic travel distribution, textiles and apparel, business services, consulting services, systems integration and software development, medical informatics, and cloud-based storage) by continually focusing on the creation and cultivation of mission-driven, customer centric teams. He has served as the President of Galileo Americas, as a private equity executive, and most recently as the Managing Partner of Acorn Growth Partners, a business consultancy.
Dave’s personal mission is to inspire dedication, hard work, and loyalty among all team members and ensure they have the tools and the guidance to become high-performing, engaged executives within their functional domain and in their overall leadership of the enterprise.
Dave holds degrees with honors from Miami University of Ohio (BA), The University of Virginia (MA), and The Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University (MBA). He resides in Chicago, IL with his wife of 24 years and three sons.