David Adams is a leadership, management, and sales consulting/training veteran, offering 20+ years of experience in the B2B service industry in roles ranging from field sales to corporate leadership. During his tenure in numerous leadership roles, David received ongoing recognition for his impact on organizational growth and staff development. David has also served as VP of Learning and Development for a Global Fortune 500 service organization where he specialized in leading enterprise-wide onboarding and training programs. As a former client of many well-known consulting and training organizations, David is well versed in the best practices of designing, developing, and delivering customized programs for his clients.
David also 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 or has participated in several industry leading training, communication, and leadership programs and organizations including:
- Strategic Account Management Association (SAMA)
- The Academies (Certified Leadership Coach)
- Northwest Learning Forum
- Center for Creative Leadership (LDP)
- Fierce Conversations
- Management Action Programs (MAP)
- Professional Selling Skills (PSS)
- American Society for Training and Developing (now ATD)
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 several years in Los Angeles, David now resides in Seattle with his wife and three daughters.