"Intense, heartwarming and honest - a true velvet hammer" - Hewitt Energy Group


Resilience | Leadership | Teamwork | Risk

David will inspire you to overcome the obstacles to success through intense and heartwarming stories from his missions around the world.

He has built and sold 3 businesses from the ground up. He knows what it takes to accelerate growth in business. These principles of success are identical to the ones he has used in life saving mission around the world.

David's presentations span from being the keynote address to corporations to touching the hearts of youth and adults alike through conferences, workshops, and seminars. He is described as intense, honest and driven. His sense of humor and unconventional nature stem from his life experiences in building business, military operations, humanitarian missions and rescue and recovery work.


"David has inspired me to be a better person, and to be more grateful and loving in my life. He is an inspiring speaker and a true role model." ★★★★★

"His words inspired me not to limit myself, whether physically or mentally.... He is strong and fierce, but rational and considerate." ★★★★★

"With his mindset, I believe nearly anything can be accomplished. I am very grateful for my chance to hear from David, thanks so much!" ★★★★★

"It has been four days since David came to talk to us, and not a second goes by that I don’t think about the things he had to say. I admire David for being as strong as he is." ★★★★★

"What really inspired me most about David is when he talked about getting shot, and how he had to focus on what he could do instead of what he could not do." ★★★★★

"The thing that impacted me the most was when David was talking about his rescue dive mission where he would not let go of the dead man. He could have died retrieving the body... I found it surprising that he put this man’s body before his own life." ★★★★★