DAVID ZERFOSS is a leader who has an innate talent to touch, move and inspire others. He lives his purpose which is “empowering others to create powerful futures.” An accomplished business professional who is highly skilled in transformational leadership, executive coaching and public speaking, Zerfoss connects with people from all walks of life. He draws on personal life examples, from growing up on a farm in rural Pennsylvania where he attended a one-room school house, to achieving hundreds of millions of dollars in sales increases during his 18-year tenure as President of Husqvarna Professional Products, Inc.
A down-to-earth individual, yet one who believes in big ideas and bold declarations, Dave leads the Zerfoss Group which consults with “think tanks,” major corporations and entrepreneurs. As an Executive in Residence at Queens University McColl School of Business in Charlotte, North Carolina, he enjoys sharing transformational thinking and leadership insights with aspiring MBA and Executive MBA students. Dave is also living his purpose as he Chairs a chief executive group for Vistage International.
Dave is the author of Stress is a Choice, which demonstrates ten rules for simplifying your life. He resides in Davidson, North Carolina with his wife, Barbara.