David is a managing director in the firm’s state and local government consulting practice. David has actively supported state and local government performance improvement initiatives for more than 35 years, first as an operational manager and then as a highly regarded management consultant. An insightful analyst and skilled facilitator, David works closely with senior leadership teams and governing bodies in both the public and not-for-profit sectors to help them develop strategic clarity, establish priorities, improve organizational performance and streamline business processes and technologies.
David previously served in key leadership roles with the government services practices of two large professional services organizations, including Arthur Andersen LLP, where he directed the strategy, organization and change team within the firm’s Southwest Region public sector practice and MAXIMUS, Inc., with responsibility for the company’s local government management consulting team. He then founded The Azimuth Group, Inc., a boutique public sector consultancy.
Prior to his consulting career, David served in progressively responsible local government analytical and leadership roles. He was a Budget Analyst with the City of San Antonio, Texas and led the city’s internal management and analysis and performance improvement team. He subsequently served as an Assistant City Manager in the City of Grand Prairie, Texas.
Master of Public Administration
Edwin O. Stene Program, University of Kansas
Bachelor of Arts in political science
Texas A&M University