David Grau, DMD, MA
Senior Advisor - Strategic Change Consultant
“The best way to predict the future is to invent it.”
-Alan Kay, father of the personal computer
David Grau is a change management consultant and executive coach with over 15 years of experience in leadership and management coaching, organization and employee development and assessment, conflict resolution, and 360-degree assessments.
Dr. David Grau completed a 25-year career as a commissioned officer with the U.S. Public Health Service. He was a hospital dental department director, a health information systems analyst, and the Director of Training and Senior Management Consultant for the Center for Veterinary Medicine (CVM) at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). He received a dental degree from the Harvard School of Dental Medicine and a Masters in Educational Technology (with an emphasis on performance development) from San Diego State University. He also completed the Georgetown Organization Development and Leadership Coaching certificate programs. He has worked with multiple Federal government organizations, non-profits including Greenpeace, USA and Yuma Regional Medical Center, and corporate clients including Marriott International, Dyno Nobel, Digital Gateway, and General Mills.
Areas of interest include assisting organizations in creating innovative solutions to both short and long-term challenges, developing internal change management “champions,” and working one-on-one or with groups to remove obstacles to higher performance.
David enjoys traveling with his wife Yoko, long-distance walking, improvisational jazz, and restoring vintage wristwatches.