Dave Rider, a leadership coach in private practice outside Chicago, Illinois, completed two years in the Townsend Leadership Program. Now a licensed team director, he is well trained and qualified to lead a TLP group.
Dave’s practice is based on his twenty-five years of hands-on leadership experience and established track record in leadership development and operational excellence. He provides a customized integrated approach to every engagement, partnering with leaders to improve their personal and professional performance.
By integrating his strong problem solving analytical abilities with his interpersonal skills, Dave provides insight and guidance from a unique vantage point. He is known for his ability to translate strategy into tactics and dissect large systemic problems. Dave is also a certified professional coach, trained in numerous coaching models, and certified to administer many personality and leadership assessment tools.
Dave began his career in manufacturing and held key positions in a wide variety of supply chain roles. He has over fourteen years of experience in human resources and has been trained in advanced problem solving. He has also served as a Digital Six Sigma Master Black Belt.
Dave holds a bachelor of arts from Michigan State University and an MBA from Lake Forest Graduate School of Management.