Luctor et Emergo – ‘Struggle and Emerge’
Dave is truly passionate about coaching. When you meet Dave for the first time you will be drawn into his enthusiasm for helping people from all walks of life. He thrives on challenging people to be bold, to take risks and to realize their biggest dreams. This philosophy guided Dave as a competitive hockey player and has served him well throughout his career.
Dave is all about being authentic, compassionate and courageous. He began his career as a counsellor helping young offenders and youth with special needs. An entrepreneur to the core, Dave co-founded Profiles Global (Atlantic) Inc. in 2000. Profiles Global is a human resource consulting firm specializing in behavioural assessments in the workplace. Dave was intrigued when his clients repeatedly asked about executive coaching and proceeded to earn his Executive Coaching Certificate (CEC) from Royal Roads University in Victoria, Canada.
In 2005, Dave founded Vision Coaching Inc. which now boasts a roster of amazing coaches who share Dave’s vision and passion for coaching leaders one-on-one or in teams. In 2008, Vision Coaching earned the Board of Trade’s Outstanding Achievement Award in the “Emerging Enterprise” category. Dave is a board member of the International Coach Federation (New Brunswick chapter) and is regularly invited to speak to learners in the Graduate Certificate in Executive Coaching Program at Royal Roads University, the University of New Brunswick’s MBA program as well as several local and national organizations.
Vision Coaching clients range from entrepreneurs of small businesses to executives of multinational corporations, from a wide range of industries across North America, Europe and Asia. Dave has a special interest in coaching lawyers and has also coached a variety of established and emerging leaders in private and public sector organizations such as: Xerox, RCI/Wyndham, University of New Brunswick, Royal Bank of Canada (RBC), Government of New Brunswick and Atlantic Wholesalers. In 2011, Dave received the Professional Certified Coach (PCC) credential, a prestigious designation for a proven coach with at least 750 hours of client coaching experience.
In the Community
Originally from the Yukon, Dave now resides in southern New Brunswick with his wife and children. Dave and the Vision Coaching team value their community and, as proud corporate sponsors, support several non-profit organizations. Dave will communicate with you in a very open, honest manner. He will help you leverage your strengths, focus on your goals and produce tangible results in a shorter timeframe than you imagined.
If you are ready to elevate your business to a new level, Dave’s goal is to partner with you to unleash your full business potential.