Don V.

United States

Summary

★★★If your company needs assistance with strategy, business development, growth issues, process improvement, structured finance or improving business valuation, please call on me.★★★ I overheard the President of a company I worked with tell a colleague, "I think of Don as my Swiss Army knife - he has a useful tool for any situation." I still take great pride in that, and will continue to 'add blades' throughout my professional life. Seasoned high energy peak performer with demonstrated success in a variety of industries and the U.S. military. In every position, work has directly led to increased profits/efficiencies and/or decreased costs for the organization in a minimal amount of time. Proven front-line leadership abilities managing various divisions up to 150 personnel and up to $2.5 billion in assets earning accelerated promotions. The epitome of a quick study, demonstrated technical, analytical and business acumen. Proven aptitude to think both tactically and strategically, and unequaled proficiency at relationship development. U.S. military officer after graduation from the U.S. Naval Academy. Operational leadership abilities proven during extended combat operations. donvangilder@gmail.com Specialties: SWISS ARMY KNIFE | Charismatic and Dynamic Cross-Functional Leader | Business Development | Project Management | Strategic Planning | Operations Management | Corporate Development | Financial Planning and Analysis | Due Diligence | Organizational Development | Customer Relations | Talent Management | Contract Negotiations/Administration | Risk Management and Mitigation | Non-Profits | and to round it out, Snowboard Instruction

Experience

  • development
  • personnel / human resources
  • governance
  • private sector development
  • research & development
  • acumen
  • Sectors
  • Funders
  • Countries
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