Dave is a business and technology leader experienced in innovation, corporate & market strategy, new product development, and global manufacturing operations who works at all levels from the Board of Directors to cross functional teams and with customers. Currently, he is an Operating Partner with Resilience Capital Partners where he is the CEO of Systron Donner Inertial, a manufacturer in the aerospace industry. He is also a Board Member at LKD Aerospace. In addition, Dave founded PAX Insights, LLC in response to a need for a more holistic approach to corporate innovation and strategy initiatives.
former roles as Vice-President of Engineering, Director of Product & Market
Development, and Director of Global Manufacturing for Swagelok allowed him to
gain experience in the rigors of managing complex processes on a global
scale. He led over 30 product launches
and established five global technology centers to support customized services
in local markets. In addition, he was
responsible for several entrepreneurial initiatives within the company that
focused on customer engagement and generated significant revenue growth.
Dave’s career is a success story and he earned
the reputation as a dynamic leader having built and developed winning teams. He has energized teams through his
motivational communication ability while meeting strategic goals set by the
Board and Executive Leaders. He grew new
products, international markets, and generated year-over-year revenue
Dave’s vision, he has been effective at bringing innovation and clarity to
complex business issues and can simplify them as well as communicate
effectively at all levels. His core passion is to accelerate growth through
innovation, strategy and leadership.
community stewardship has included former roles as President of the Cleveland
Engineering Society, and Trustee for the Swagelok Foundation. He is currently Chairman of the Board for the
Great Lakes Science Center.
received his BSME from Gannon University and an MBA in Organizational Behavior
from Cleveland State University. Dave
lives in Chagrin Falls, Ohio with his wife Kristin and together they have five