President, Lean Education
Dave came to LEI in February 2006 with over 30 years of experience in manufacturing and service companies. Prior to joining LEI, Dave was the General Manager of Parker Hannifin’s Climate Systems Division a position he held for five years. Previous to this position, Dave held a wide range of senior management positions within Eaton Corporation and Aeroquip-Vickers Corporation. In addition to his experience running businesses from a general management position, Dave has held a variety of senior management positions in Business Development, Operations Management, Management Development, Human Resources and Sales and Marketing. Dave has taught executive education classes on a wide variety of lean manufacturing, strategy development and management topics. Dave holds a Bachelors degree in liberal arts and a Masters degree in Organization Development from Bowling Green State University.