A global executive with expertise spanning finance, information technology, and operations as well as engineering in discrete manufacturing and logistics.
Environments in diverse locations including China, France, Germany, Ireland, Switzerland, the U.K., and U.S. David delivers a unique and proven skill-set to “right the course” of businesses for organizations of any size and virtually any industry.
A former Army Captain with assignments taking him to Asia and Central America, David began his post-military career as an Engineer with The Lantis Corporation where he quickly assumed leadership of the fledgling IT department. Leading computerization of systems and processes, David streamlined IT operations by over 50%.
Moving on to independent systems support and the Engineering Leadership role with Supreme Corp., a $200M specialty truck body manufacturer, he directed the engineering department in complex continuous improvement and system design.
Prior to launching VE, David served as both an Information Technology and Finance Manager for DePuy Orthopaedics, Inc., a $5B Johnson & Johnson company, directing significant gains while implementing Sarbanes-Oxley compliance, as well as spearheading numerous initiatives including a Validated Inventory Management
System to FDA Standards.
Excelling in Lean Manufacturing, ERP execution, and a kaleidoscope of other operations, manufacturing, IT, and logistics projects, David has proven himself as a flexible, adaptable, and astute business executive.
Backed with a BS in Mechanical Engineering, a Master of Accountancy, standing as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in both Indiana and Florida, and with certification in Production and Inventory Management, David provides hands-on solutions to chaotic conditions for business leaders striving for excellence in converting their strategy into manageable, sustainable tactics.