David Shechtman is a professional certified coach. His experience includes leading change workshops around the globe, facilitating in-depth leadership seminars, and coaching elite professionals.

David’s experience includes two decades of work in training & development, organizational consulting, and executive coaching. His experience includes work in financial services, high tech, healthcare, automotive, and travel & hospitality. Specific clients include Coursera, Collective Health, Slack, Northwestern Mutual, ADP, DaVita, Virtuoso, and the Entrepreneurs’ Organization.

David’s main focus is helping people navigate the deep change journey. He partners with clients as a trusted advisor. This work includes identifying core issues, naming key challenges, and organizing action plans for shift. His expertise comes from decades of studying the art and science of behavior change, including many deep dives with Joseph Campbell’s Hero’s Journey construct.

David’s education includes a Master of Science in Organization Development from Pepperdine University. He also holds a PCC certification from the International Coach Federation. David has taught Organization and Strategy Consulting at the University of Southern California’s Marshall School of Business and is a regular presenter at the Organization Development Network annual conference.

Additionally, David is a business editor for The Good Men Project and a regular contributing author to The Huffington Post.


David has helped me identify the roadblocks that have stood in the way of my growth, clarify the areas in which my team and I do our best work, and develop a strategy to best attract and serve the clients and markets that highly value what we do. The results have been explosive!
— John Roland, Wealth Management Advisor, Northwestern Mutual