What I Do

  • Leadership Coaching
  • Facilitating, Training, Speaking, and Writing
  • Innovative, Agile Program Management
  • Startup Feasibility and Business Planning
  • Management Consulting

I've had the privilege of coaching program managers and executives, and their teams at Amazon, Boeing, Capgemini, Microsoft, T-Mobile, and others. I help them execute better in their current roles and prepare them to earn their next leadership level. I'm dedicated to improving the communities where I work and live. As a past-Rear Commodore of the Corinthian Yacht Club of Seattle and as a new member of the Corinthian Yacht Club of Tacoma's Long-Range Planning Committee, I've been helping navigate both organizations to a more financially sustainable future.

My teams tell me that my leadership shines brightest when the challenges seem insurmountable. My clients say they know I'm in the boat with them. Margaret, a former professional chef and my wife of nearly 30 years, simply calls my ability to muster courage in the face of fear...zest!

With the launch of Captain Coach David, I will continue to leverage my integrated thinking and diverse experiences - both on and off the water - to coach successful professionals to deliver breakthrough results...faster...and enjoy the journey!


Business Startup Roadmap

"Ventura Project Group's business startup roadmap helped me listen to the truth about my business and morph it to make it stronger in the market. They helped make it fun to write a business plan and get it funded!”

- Brian Rolf, Serial Entrepreneur

The Business Program Management Roadmap

The Business Program Management Roadmap : Focused, proven program management for your key business initiatives. Define goals, plan and manage tasks and resources, identify and mitigate risks, and control costs. For a new project or one already in progress, create a high-performing project team who delivers sustainable results.