Dave brings to Brimstone over two decades of experience in organizational and talent effectiveness focused on helping organizations improve business results. He has consulted to Fortune 500 organizations in telecommunications, technology, banking, manufacturing, retail, hospitality, aerospace, and defense systems industries. Dave helps companies translate strategy into action, remove the obstacles to successful execution, and develop the internal capabilities needed to successfully compete in the ever-changing marketplace. At Brimstone, Dave’s clients have included General Motors, Cubist Pharmaceuticals, Express Scripts, and The Tomlinson Group. Previously, Dave was a client of Brimstone while at both Western Union and Waste Management. He served as a leader on Western Union’s Integration and Talent Management teams where he put in place operating mechanisms, organizational structures, and business processes that sparked breakthroughs in performance. He implemented global talent management strategies and initiatives to address culture change, succession planning, leadership development, performance management, training, and staffing. Additionally, Dave was part of a CEO-sponsored team focused on improving Western Union’s operating discipline, productivity, and core processes through Lean Six Sigma.
Dave has a Ph.D. in Social Psychology from the University of Texas at Austin and a BS in Psychology from Oklahoma State University. He also holds a Lean Six Sigma Black Belt certification. Dave lives outside of Austin, Texas with his wife and two children.