Over the years, David Veech has had many roles: Infantry officer, husband, father, author, student, farmer, grandfather, and always a teacher. As a teacher, he has helped leaders to obliterate obstacles, accelerate innovation, and elevate their performance by showing them how to love, learn, and let go. Leaders who apply David’s lessons achieve higher productivity, higher profitability, and higher professionalism as they build great workplaces.
He is a passionate and inspiring speaker, whether addressing a large audience or hosting intimate workshops with small executive teams. He is an expert in leadership and operational excellence.
For over 30 years David has carefully studied leadership and work systems, looking for practical strategies his students or clients can effectively apply. He has taught leadership on the faculty at Stetson University and lean six sigma at the Defense Acquisition University as an officer in the US Army.
Since retiring from military service in 2001, 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.
David has written two best-selling books and is constantly learning and sharing new discoveries. He’s an avid orienteer and a certified 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.