Dave Dresden works with leaders, managers and groups to define and achieve strategic goals, improve teamwork, and facilitate effective workplace environments. His diverse background makes him skilled at finding common ground and articulating shared vision, which helps him establish harmonious environments of strong relationships. Dave is known for delivering results-oriented coaching that can be challenging but always in a compassionate, non-judgmental manner always focused on support and encouragement.
Dave has held senior line-management positions at Warner Bros., ESPN, Foote, Cone & Belding, and J. Walter Thompson. Some of the clients Dave has worked with include Cisco, CSAA Insurance Group, Apollo Group, Recurrent Energy, Toyota, Lucas Film, Hyperion, KPMG, Lucent, Siebel, Porter-Novelli, DraftFCB, Sony Pictures and Stanford University.
Dave received his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Journalism and Marketing from Northern Illinois University. A certified Professional Integral Coach, he served two terms as President of the Northern California chapter of the Professional Coaches and Mentors Association (PCMA) and is a mentor for LifeWorks — an organization supporting LGBT youth. In his practice, he regularly works with a variety of assessment tools including MBTI, Strong Inventory, The Birkman, Enneagram and various 360-feedback measures.
Dave lives in Los Angeles, California.