Dave MaurerDave 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.

Dave is a native of Trenton, New Jersey and earned his bachelors degree in economics from Seton Hall University. He was commissioned a second lieutenant in the Army and served in a wide variety of command and staff positions in the United States and overseas throughout his 22-year military career.  His service included tours within the intelligence community and the Joint Staff in the Pentagon, and culminated as the 72nd Adjutant General for the United States Military Academy at West Point.

He holds a master’s degree in management from Central Michigan University and is a   certified Project Management Professional. He has always been active in the local community, serving as a director of several civic organizations and as a Hospice volunteer.  He has served as a member of the Board of Directors of the USO of Metropolitan New York City, and Washington, D.C. and Virginia based chapters of the Project Management Institute (PMI), the Association of the United States Army and the Military Officers Association of America.  He currently serves on the Editorial Advisory Board of G.I. Jobs Magazine and is a council member of the Center for Leadership Development at The Stillman School of Business at Seton Hall University.

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.


“You have a wonderful combination of theory and real world examples that make your presentation come alive. Your examples come from both work and being a father and you speak with strong credibility. Audacious!”
— Warren Pack

Dave Maurer

“I left the presentation with the confidence I need to better myself and my leadership skills!”
— Seton Hall University Business School student and member of the Leadership Development Honors Program
“We received a very insightful presentation, in which Mr. Maurer shared many anecdotes and tips that he learned throughout his impressive 22-year military career and corporate leadership experiences!”
“Intuitive and applicable towards career objectives!”

Dave Maurer

“Thank you for an extraordinary learning experience for our Leadership Class of 2019. The feedback from the students raves about the learnings they received, and the excitement, passion and humor in your delivery. You are awesome!  Your schedule permitting, I would love for you to come back and present these learnings to our Seniors, Juniors and Sophomores!”
“Dave, you not only hit a homerun, you hit a grand slam. We all loved it. Thank you so very, very much, my dear friend. Thank you for you, and all that you do. It means so very much to all of us!”
Dave Maurer