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Dave Penson

Dave is a COO and Vice President Engineering level executive with over 40 years’ experience in all operational functions, including over 25 years as a Management Consultant. His experience includes global operations and supply chain optimization. As an owner and Chief Operating Officer, Dave grew a start-up to $15 Million in revenue and sold it to a strategic buyer. He has managed operations and manufacturing projects in over 30 U.S. states and 27 countries to include operational evaluation and improvement, sourcing, import/export, and continuing development of resources. Dave has a working knowledge of Spanish and lived and worked three years in the Dominican Republic. His industry experience includes Plastics, Apparel, Textiles and Electronics and his corporate career includes DuPont, Sara Lee, VF Corporation, and MicroPore Plastics. (B.S., Textiles, Georgia Institute of Technology; M.B.A., International Business, Georgia State University)