Clients & Testimonials

  • Healthcare

    Aastrom Biosciences, Inc.
    American Medical Directors Association
    Arete Sleep Health
    Arizona Heart Institute
    Arizona Medical Board
    Beaumont Health System
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
    C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital
    Children’s Hospital of Michigan
    Comprehensive Urology
    Emergency Physician Medical Group
    Evanston Northwestern Healthcare
    Health Alliance Plan
    HealthMedia
    McLaren Health Care Corporation
    Michigan Health Specialists, P.C.
    Nationwide Children’s Hospital
    Physician Healthcare Network
    Saint Joseph Mercy Oakland
    Sinai-Grace Hospitals
    Spectrum Health
    Thomson Reuters
    Trinity Health
    University of Michigan Health System
    University of Toledo Medical Center

  • Manufacturing

    AMCOR Pet Packaging
    American Greetings Corporation
    Beaver Aerospace & Defense, Inc.
    Cequent Performance Products
    Coachman Industries
    Emergent BioSolutions
    Engineered Custom Lubricants
    Evana Automation
    Fluxtrol
    Michigan Manufacturing Technology Center
    Nachi Robotic Systems, Inc.
    Perrigo
    Phillips Service Industries
    Southwest Diesel & Electrical Corp.
    Storch Products
    ThyssenKrupp

  • Automotive

    ASC, Inc.
    Behr-Hella Thermocontrol, Inc.
    BorgWarner
    Calsonic Kansei North America
    Collins & Aikman
    DaimlerChrysler Corporation
    DENSO International America, Inc.
    ETAS
    First Class Auto Body & Auto Glass
    Ford Motor Company
    General Motors Corporation
    R.L. Polk & Co.
    SAE International
    Takata
    TRW Automotive
    W.E.T. Automotive Systems

  • Financial

    Automotive Credit Corporation
    Capital Investment Group
    Clarkston State Bank
    Credit Acceptance Corporation
    Huntington National Bank
    Integrated Financial Strategies Group
    Pioneer State Mutual Insurance Company
    Quicken Loans
    SCA Appraisal

  • Legal

    Honigman, Miller, Schwartz & Cohn

  • Education & Government

    City of Detroit
    City of Southfield
    City of Surprise
    Detroit Revitalization Fellows Program
    Illinois Institute of Technology
    Hopi Tribe
    Macomb-Oakland Regional Center
    Michigan Economic Development Corporation
    Oakland University
    State of California
    State of Michigan
    University of Michigan
    University of New England
    University of Toledo
    U.S. Department of the Treasury
    Warren Consolidated Schools

  • Service & Retail

    Anstandig Electric
    Armored Mini-Storage
    Aronson Furniture Company
    Art Van
    Border’s
    Bowker
    Brose Media Services
    C.H. Robinson Co.
    Carhartt
    Clayton Group Services
    Computer Assistance
    Creative Business & Insurance Services
    DANTOM Systems
    Elsevier
    Great Lakes Recycling
    Hagopian Cleaning Services
    Horizon Distribution Logistics
    Kalamazoo Gazette
    Kelly Services
    M.J. White & Son
    Michigan Business Systems
    Michigan Chandelier
    Mosaic
    ProQuest
    Regal Entertainment Group
    Spartan Stores
    Suburban Sports Group
    T.E.A.M.

  • Consulting

    Cambridge Information Group
    ChangeScape
    Costello & Associates
    Dialog
    Harvey Hohauser & Associates
    Innoventures
    Matrix Technologies
    Mercer Human Resources
    Oberting & Associates
    OHM Advisors
    PUSH22
    Right Management
    Shainin LLC
    SJR Associates
    Truven Health Analytics

David is a thoughtful, customer-oriented leader who serves with integrity and models the principles that he endorses for his clients.

He is creative, positive, proactive and trustworthy.”

Randy Johnson
Director of North American Benefits Strategy
Motorola

David was extraordinarily helpful to me at a time when I faced major leadership and career challenges.

He was a calm and steady hand at the wheel, resolved and tough–all qualities that I needed to assume myself and he helped me do so. I cannot recommend him enough.”

Leah Binder
CEO
The Leapfrog Group

David is a true leader in the field of professional coaching and leadership development.

His rare combination of business skills and coaching / facilitation skills sets him apart. David brings tremendous value and insight to every engagement; he is synonymous with “top quality”.”

Julie K. Norris
Director of Attorney Development
Honigman Miller Schwartz and Cohn LLP

David has a wealth of knowledge and experience as both a leader and a leadership coach.

His enthusiasm for coaching is contagious. He has a passion for continuous improvement, including self-improvement. I would highly recommend David’s Leadership Fitness Program. It helped to improve my personal and professional growth.”

Skotti Fietsam
Director, Global Supplier Development
BorgWarner

David provided leadership consultation and training to my staff and colleagues.

Additionally, I had the wonderful opportunity to receive coaching from David. He is a highly gifted and knowledgeable coach and trainer. He has a supportive manner of stretching those he coaches. I continue to apply much of what I learned from him and frequently review my notes in order to further develop my skills as a leader.”

Diane Lindsay
Director of Clinical Operations
Macomb-Oakland Regional Center

David is an experienced, charismatic leader with an unquenchable drive for excellence.

His unique combination of senior level business acumen and facilitation/training skills make him the ideal development coach for exceptional leaders. Those working with David will appreciate his creativity, commitment to quality, and outstanding people skills.”

Corinne M. Smereka
Director, Corporate Business Development/Professional Development
SAE International

David is a consummate coaching and consulting professional.

With his fingers ever on the pulse of executive leadership today, David has created a host of programs, products and services designed to boost leadership fitness and create vibrant leaders for his clients around the world. In addition to his robust academic and professional background, David is a creative, innovative and sensitive thought leader.”

T. Falcon Napier
Founder
Tension Management Institute

David is an exceptionally strong business leader who possesses the rare qualities of having in-depth knowledge of contemporary business issues as well as people leadership and development.

David’s coaching abilities are top-notch as he brings energy, passion, leadership depth and a results orientation to everything he does. He is generous in spirit as well as adept at holding himself and others accountable for results. I would highly recommend David as a professional coach and look forward to participating in his Fit Leader’s Program in the future.”

Deborah Young
VP Human Resources
North America, R.L. Polk & Company

David exemplifies all the qualities of a “FIT” Leader.

He’s visionary, charismatic, practical and absolutely committed to excellence. He teaches and coaches business leaders to dream big and to embrace those dreams with heart and head and body. His generosity of spirit is only equaled by his energetic drive to make things happen. And things DO happen whenever David is present! I encourage you to consider David’s “Fit Leader’s Program” if you’re interested in developing your own leadership abilities or those of your staff. It’s a program that provides true value – sustainable leadership and life skills that will make a difference for you and those around you.”

Barbara Grigsby
Chair
Vistage Michigan