David Peace

David Peace

Systron Donner Inertial

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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.   

His 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 growth. 

Under 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.  

Dave’s 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. 

He 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 children.