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Thriving Leaders | Thriving Organizations | Thriving Communities


Leadership Consultant


Working with CEOs and their leadership teams to help them and their organizations thrive

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Business Growth

Becoming unstuck and pursuing strategies to achieve your goals


Leadership Development

Elevating others to own their work and tackle the most pressing strategic issues

Employee Engagement

Building a fully engaged and committed workforce

Social Impact

Leveraging resources and investment for the greatest common good

The result

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What David Has Done

David works with CEOs and leaders of small to mid size businesses and non-profits to help them and their organizations thrive.  He is the past President and CEO of Jobs for Life (JfL), a global non-profit organization based in Raleigh, NC, that equips churches, community organizations and businesses to help people find and keep meaningful work. David started at JfL in 1999 as its Director of Operations and served as CEO from 2006-2017. 

Under his 18 years of leadership, JfL grew from a local work in Raleigh to a global network of churches, community organizations, and businesses in over 450 cities and 10 countries.  David has engaged and mobilized thousands of leaders to provide practical solutions for poverty and joblessness in the U.S. and across the world. 

David graduated with his MBA from Indiana University and BA from the University of North Carolina and has served on multiple local and national boards. He and his wife, Alice, live in Raleigh, NC, and have four children.

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