Dave Gerber, President and Founder of Synergy Development and Training, LLC, is a change catalyst, motivating people to become the best version of themselves. Known as “The Conflict Healer,” Dave inspires his audiences to transform the way they engage with the world around them. His dynamic, humorous style and remarkable depth and breadth of content has earned him the reputation of “best speaker ever” by many of his audiences. His talent for simplifying complex ideas into elegant solutions, is a gift that leaves participants with actionable learning that they can implement immediately.
A passionate teacher, healer, warrior and poet…Dave Gerber is more than a dynamic speaker. He is also an Executive and Leadership Coach, Learning Expert, Trainer and Author. Dave has presented to more than 10,000 executives, managers and individuals across the U.S. Some of his clients include: SAIC, NASA, Dominion Power, Novo Nordisk, Military & Intelligence Community, Medical & Dental Community, Martial Arts Community, ManTech International, NTCA, EPA, ATPCO, National League of Cities, Project Management Institute and PA House of Representatives.
Dave Maurer offers a wealth of experience as both a career military officer and a senior leader within the private sector. His corporate leadership pedigree includes service as Executive Vice President and Director for several firms in the Washington, D.C. Metro area. He leads a global training program spanning all 50 states, 15 countries and 2 U.S. territories in support of the Labor Department and the U.S. military and has served as a program manager overseeing dozens of initiatives targeted toward improving access to health care for members of the armed forces and their families. In his various leadership capacities, he has supervised thousands of staff members, trainers and soldiers while ensuring quality service and support to all clients and customers.
As a professional speaker, performance consultant, and trainer, Dave offers a variety of relevant topics for diverse groups and organizations. His audiences and clients have included the World Bank, the CIA, the FBI, the U.S. Marshals Service, the Department of Homeland Security, the U.S. Army, the U.S. Marine Corps, the U.S. Navy, the U.S. Air Force, several PMI chapters, and both large and small enterprises in the private sector. He has spoken and presented at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. as well as the Harvard University Kennedy School of Government, the Seton Hall University MHA Program, the Virginia Tech Executive MBA Program, the University of Maryland’s MBA Program and selected faculty members at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point. Dave is a member of the National Speakers Association and the author or co-author of several books on leadership, project management, and professional development.