David Adams is a sales and management veteran, offering 20+ years of experience in field sales, sales management, account management and corporate leadership. David most recently served as VP of Learning and Development for a Global Fortune 500 organization where he specialized in leading enterprise wide sales and sales leadership training initiatives. As a former PMI client, David is well versed in designing, developing and delivering PMI programs.
Prior to PMI, David held various sales, management, and training positions in the service industry and has a track record of sales success throughout his career. David frequently achieved “President’s Club” status (for individual sales performance), but has also been consistently recognized throughout his career as a leader in designing sales training programs that helped others deliver bottom-line results. David’s success in coaching others is what led him into the field of sales consulting and training.
In addition to holding numerous roles in corporate sales and leadership, David served as an instructor for the University of Washington’s Professional Continuing Education Program where he developed curriculum and facilitated workshops for those obtaining a certificate in training and adult learning. David is a member of the Northwest Learning Forum and has participated in a number of industry leading sales, communication, and leadership programs including:
- Center for Creative Leadership (LDP)
- Fierce Conversations
- Management Action Programs (MAP)
- Professional Selling Skills (PSS)
David graduated from Pepperdine University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology with an emphasis in Industrial Organizational Psychology. In his spare time David can be heard singing at local events or backpacking throughout the Pacific Northwest. After spending a number of years in Los Angeles, David now resides in Seattle with his wife and three daughters.