David is a proven leader with a track record of delivering exceptional results in both the private and public sectors. Specializing in building top-tier organizations and expanding global markets, he consistently elevates profitability for Private Equity Groups and public companies.

David served as CEO of SAFRAN Seats, turning annual losses of over $150 million into profitability – the largest financial improvement in SAFRAN/Zodiac’s history. As President of TriMas Aerospace, he tripled profitability. At Honeywell, he reversed underperforming operations, addressing issues like poor on-time delivery and customer dissatisfaction.

In consulting roles, David implemented consolidation plans and achieved notable turnarounds. He recently joined Janas Consulting during the pandemic, collaborating on initiatives to enhance operations and profitability for manufacturers.


Purdue University – Bachelor of Science (BS) – Industrial Engineering & Industrial Management
Honeywell – Six Sigma Certification
Malcolm Baldridge National Quality Examiner Certification


Arizona State University –  Mechanical Engineering Board – Since 2003
Institute of Industrial Engineers (IIE) – Board of Directors – Since 1992