David Veech, Director of Community Relations
David Veech teaches leaders how to Love, Learn, and Let go so they can create satisfying workplaces that engage the creative and productive power of people. Leaders who apply David’s lessons build great workplaces that enjoy higher productivity, profitability, and professionalism.
His messages inspire people to obliterate obstacles, accelerate innovation, and elevate performance leaving everyone motivated and engaged for the future.
His leadership and learning journey began as an officer in the US Army. He retired after 20 years’ service, but he never stops learning. He shares what he learns with hundreds of students and clients every year.
For over 30 years David has carefully studied leadership and work systems, looking for practical strategies his students or clients can effectively apply. In the Army, he taught leadership on the faculty at Stetson University and introduced Lean Six Sigma to the Defense Acquisition University.
Since retiring, he has served as teaching faculty at the University of Kentucky and the Ohio State University. He has built two successful international consulting firms whose clients include the US Postal Service, Owens Corning, Rolls-Royce, the Arizona Department of Economic Security, and Nationwide Insurance.
He is the author of two best-selling books: Leadersights: Creating Great Leaders Who Create Great Workplaces, and The C4 Process: Four Vital Steps to Better Work. He is an avid orienteer and an accredited cruise counselor with his own travel agency.
He’s been married to Mary for over 35 years. They have three adult children, 2 grandchildren, five dogs, a horse, and a herd of deer that Mary likes to keep fed through the winter.