David M. Ehrmann
David has driven organizational improvement within corporations across multiple industries in the United States for over 20 years. He is a recognized leader in corporate training and professional development.David’s initiatives have brought about cultural change and increases in productivity in Health Care, High Technology and Financial Services. He has led corporate training functions for Fortune 100 corporations.
An astute, empathic listener, David has successfully coached executives, facilitated high stake group processes, and managed teams to bring about significant organizational and cultural change. His creativity and sophisticated training applications have provided state-of-the-art, multi-media instructional tools to meet individual learning styles across industries. While directing Management Development for Motorola/Codex (Information Systems Group), his strategic design to re-engineer the Human Resource function contributed to Motorola earning the 1988 Malcolm Baldridge Quality Award.
At Harvard Community Health Plan, then New England's largest staff-model health maintenance organization, Mr. Ehrmann led the Corporate Training Department. He refocused the training's impact from a "one-size-fits-all" shop, to a modular training structure that met the specific development needs of the learner. Using a team process, he developed and implemented solutions for clinical teams that enhanced morale, increased member access, and improved member satisfaction. While in charge of technical, manufacturing and management development for Lockheed Commercial Electronics, Mr. Ehrmann instituted self-directed work teams and skills certification programming for manufacturing personnel, which resulted in higher product quality, improved cycle time and greater flexibility in the manufacturing process.
An educator by training, David has served on the faculty of Northeastern University. He has taught business and communication skills courses at Tufts University, Stonehill and Salem State Colleges. Mr. Ehrmann has conducted workshops and seminars at local and national conferences including the Bentley College Human Resources Roundtable, the College Entrance Examination Board, the Boston Public Schools, and the Massachusetts Communication Association. He has been a critical advisor to the American Management Association and has served as a panelist at various colloquia. His creative solutions have been featured in the Total Quality Magazine, Lakewood Publications.