Dave is the Managing Partner of Valtas Group. At Valtas, Dave’s focus is on providing clients the best resources available while working to achieve equity and inclusion for all in the non-profit sector.
"There has always been a great amount of good work fulfilled by philanthropy and our nonprofit sector, especially in the last couple of years. Valtas’ goal is to help communities by helping the social service sector be more vital, effective, and sustainable.”
Dave is an experienced leader with a demonstrated history of working in the non-profit, change management, and organization design and management fields. Skilled in International Relations, Inclusive Governance models, Organizational Development, Social Media, and Training.
Over the course of his career, Dave spent over 35 years serving in leadership roles at Special Olympics; President and CEO of Special Olympics Washington (SOWA), Vice President for Leadership Development and Education at Special Olympics Inc. in Washington, DC., Executive Director for Special Olympics West Virginia, and CEO for Special Olympics North Carolina. He has a BS in Special Education from Missouri State University and a Master of Science degree in Business Organization and Design from Capella University. Dave has two children. His son Maxwell is a 2016 graduate and former Captain of the Men’s Basketball team at the United States Military Academy at West Point; and his daughter Erin keeps him in check, so he doesn’t embarrass her – further.