David started his career in operations in various roles and industries, earning his Master Black Belt in Lean/Six Sigma along the way.
He has over fifteen years of experience as a consultant helping several businesses of different sizes, industries, and functions improve efficiency, quality, and delivery. David was also general manager of Pretzels, Inc., a multi-million dollar snack food manufacturer. He helped lead the organization to record revenues and profits while maximizing the value of the business for a recent sale by ownership.
David currently manages a portfolio of manufacturing, distribution and retail companies through Ro12 Enterprises, a private capital group he started in 2015. He has also been involved in several startups, personally founding three of them.
David is a graduate of Purdue University with a Bachelors Degree in Business Management. He and his wife live in Fort Wayne, IN, with their four children.