David is passionate about business, finding solutions, building, and sharing his vast (and sometimes) eclectic knowledge base. He has an exceptional and extensive 35 year track record of delivering profitable, sound, and innovative ideas.
David’s experience in the areas of marketing, sales, finance, project management, process analysis, and systematization, provides him with a solid, broad-based foundation in providing sophisticated business consulting and coaching to small and medium sized business owners.
A successful track record in a wide range of industries and businesses – both as a consultant and from within. Retail to Services to High-Tech; Business-to-Consumer (B2C) and Business-to-Business (B2B).
Other professional commitments: David is an award-winning adjunct professor at Rutgers University. He has been officer/board member of various industry, educational, and community service organizations, as well as a speaker and panelist at many industry events.
Beyond precise “business” experience, David enjoys travel, golf, wine collecting, reading, history, and science-fiction. David is also a US Patent holder and published author.
David earned his MBA and BS from New York University majoring in both Marketing and Banking & Finance.
David is an implementer, consultant, confidante, teacher, and coach – he can help you get it done!
David has 35 years of marketing and business professional experience including: consulting, adjunct-professor, over ten years of global and corporate marketing responsibilities, plus eleven years in the advertising game in New York City. Most recently, David was the Director of a NYC IT Services Outsourcing and Case Management SaaS Provider; with a consulting practice specializing in business continuity, emergency management planning, disaster recovery, and homeland security.
David is a principal advisor, consultant and certified business coach in his own firm since 2002. In addition to his work as a Business Advisor, David is also an award-winning adjunct-Professor at Rutgers University School of Communications & Information. He is also a managing partner of ShuaLife Skills LLC, whose mission is to help children and adults create and maintain healthy, strong bodies and minds through fun fitness games, exercises and programs.
David was Director of Marketing and Communications with responsibilities for global and corporate marketing activities for a publicly traded company providing IT software consulting and solutions in e-Business, CRM, Legacy Transformation, and Application Maintenance to Global 2000 companies. David also worked with an Internet start-up where he was Director of Marketing and Alliance Management. David also held Director of Marketing and Communications positions at VoIP Telephony Software company, a wireless telephone carrier, and national computer hardware and software distributor.
David also spent eleven years in the New York City advertising scene on a wide variety of accounts. Prior to his career in marketing David spent five years in the financial arena as a Credit Analyst and Credit Manager.
David holds a BS (Banking/Finance & Marketing) and MBA (Marketing & Finance), both from New York University. He has been, and still is, an officer/board member of various industry, educational, and community service organizations, such as Highland Park New Jersey Main Street, BNI, and Chamber of Commerce. David has also sat on the board of directors of a publicly held corporation and is a speaker and panelist at business and industry events. And has been involved in several new business start-ups, where he worked on business plans and strategic planning, as well as capital raises. David is also a published author and United States Patent Holder.