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Independent Consultant

As a practicing consultant, Dave brings current real-world experiences into the classroom. He is an independent consultant specializing in leveraging the Project Management Office (PMO) to execute corporate strategy. His services focus on PMO deployment, operation, and maturity advancement. His engagements have spanned various industries including educational services, health care, business services, manufacturing, and financial services, using a full range of development approaches (e.g., predictive, Agile, hybrid).

Dave has extensive instructor and speaking engagement experience at the academic and corporate levels. Topics have covered the full spectrum of project management practices and trends. His credentials include a bachelor of science in mineral engineering and a master of business administration degree, both from the University of Minnesota. He is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP®) and an Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP®) through the Project Management Institute. 

Dave instructs Project Management Foundations and Project Risk Management for CCAPS.