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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.

Professional Affiliations

European American Chamber of Commerce - Board Member

Community Activities

St. Columban School and Parish - Volunteer


MA, University of Cincinnati BA, Xavier University


From David


3 Min Read

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


7 Min Read

Manufacturing is merging with new technologies


18 Min Listen

Smart Business Podcast: Talent development and supply chain management issues


4 Min Read

Reimagining the Global Supply Chain


10 Min Read

Keeping Your Focus on Operations


4 Min Read

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