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Dave Mills knows that an engaged workforce is the key to true operational excellence and he works with his clients to develop empowered teams to help their businesses flourish. Dave relies on Definity Partners’ proven Run Improve Grow™ methodology to develop frontline leaders within his clients’ organizations. He drives the transformation of his clients’ daily operations and behaviors to unleash organizational effectiveness, raise standards of excellence and drive an inspired, improvement-focused culture.

Dave’s 30 year career spans a broad spectrum of industries and markets — from not-for-profits to Fortune 500 corporations to private, family-held businesses. Whether digging into the unique challenges of R&D innovation work processes or the demands of automotive delivery requirements, Dave develops down-to-earth and simple solutions to complex business and organizational challenges.

Dave’s clients appreciate that he always has a smile on his face and is quick with a joke. He makes his clients’ challenges his own and enthusiastically drives action over mere analysis while demanding high standards from clients, coworkers and himself. His humble style and warmth are a welcome addition to any team, making him easily trusted and respected.

Certifications & Licensure

Professional Affiliations

European American Chamber of Commerce - Board Member

Community Activities

St. Columban School and Parish - Volunteer

Education

MA, University of Cincinnati BA, Xavier University

Industry & Service Specialization

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From David

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Think inventory costs aren’t important? Your competitors disagree.

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7 Min Read

Manufacturing is merging with new technologies

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18 Min Listen

Smart Business Podcast: Talent development and supply chain management issues

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4 Min Read

Reimagining the Global Supply Chain

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10 Min Read

Keeping Your Focus on Operations

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Important Conversations to Have with Your Suppliers

Featured Articles

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How to end the headaches of SLFRF reporting

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Clean Vehicle Credit Comes with Caveats

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IRS Offers Penalty Relief for 2019, 2020 Tax Years

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Benefits of Using a Lease Management Software Tool to Implement ASC 842

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How Unrelated Business Income Tax (UBIT) Works for Not-for-Profits

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ESOP evaluation from a succession planning perspective

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