noun. One who facilitates leadership experiences for Ariel. synonyms; thought leader, guide, guru.

David Michelson

David Michelson

For the past 15 years, David Michelson has created and conducted seminars on topics including consultative selling/service, personal leadership, and management development.

David has provided programs for organizations such as Marriott Corporation, Polaroid, Coopers & Lybrand, and many other Fortune 500 corporations. He has adapted seminars to international cultures within North America and South America, the Middle East, and the Pacific Rim. In addition to serving his own clients, David represents various consulting groups including The Baron Group, Human Factors, Soul Works, and Situation Management Systems.

Prior to initiating DTM Associates (1991), David worked for four years with Consultative Resources Corporation (CRC), a consulting firm specializing in customized sales and management training programs. At CRC, David developed and maintained client relationships, designed and delivered programs, conducted train-the trainer workshops, and facilitated strategic planning meetings.

Preceding CRC, David spent five years with Great Western Bank performing various training and organization development functions to assist in cultivating a sales and service culture within the bank. In addition, he created and supervised an internal training consulting group to address specific departmental training needs.

David holds a M.S. in Human Resource Development from American University and a B.S. in Business from Dickinson College.

A partial list of organizations served: American Express, Citibank, Hong Kong/N.Y./Venezuela, AT&T (U.S/Asia), Coopers & Lybrand, Bain & Co., City Year, Banc One, Glaxo Pharmaceuticals, Cadence Design, Inc., Hartford Steam Boiler, Chiquita Brands, Inc., MasterCard Corporation, Polaroid Corporation, Marriott Corporation