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David Wright

David Wright

President & CEO

Phone: 512-349-7000
Departments: Trainers, Administration, New Business Development


Dave’s formal studies are in Business Management, Coaching, and Adult Education. He received his MA in Adult Education and Workplace Learning from Texas State University.

Dave is a dynamic speaker, leader, and entrepreneur.  
Over the past 30 years, Dave has been the Dale Carnegie® Sales Manager for Vancouver, Canada; Regional Manager for Oregon/SW Washington; and he is currently the CEO & President of Dale Carnegie Training of Austin/Houston, Texas.  

Since arriving in Texas, Dave Wright has led the organization to unprecedented growth, and he achieved the “Founders Club” award from Dale Carnegie & Associates, Inc. for the fastest growing office in North America. He also received the “Gold Cup” award for 102% growth in 2010, the “Silver Cup” for 52% growth in 2011 and the “Silver Cup” in 2013 for 38% growth and again in 2014, resulting in a tenfold increase since 2008.  

During his time with Dale Carnegie®, Dave has received ongoing international recognition as a premier trainer, and in 2007 he won the prestigious “Global Trainer of the Year” award (out of 3500 Dale Carnegie trainers worldwide).  
Dave has conducted over 5000 sessions throughout North America, and has been a featured speaker at the Dale Carnegie® International Convention five times.  
As of January 2017, Dave also sits as a board member for Independent Petroleum Association of America Education Committee as they continue to expand their commitment of education outreach.

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