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David S. Halwig

David Halwig

OBAN Strategic Advisor

David provides independent, third-party strategic advice to OBAN’s Executive Leadership, similar to that of a Board of Directors. He specializes in providing strategic transformation services to senior executives and private companies seeking to move to the next stage of their evolution. Specialty areas include strategic planning, operations management, service offering definition, strategic client development, and leadership development as well as mergers and acquisitions. He has periodically assumed interim C-level roles for clients and is on the advisory and governance boards for various local companies.

He is co-founder and Senior Principal with IntelliVen and president of the mid-Atlantic Area. IntelliVen helps leaders, teams, and organizations reach their potential to perform and grow.

Previously, David spent over 25 years with KPMG LLC and KPMG Consulting, retiring in November 2001. He was a general partner of the firm and served a broad array of advisory clients in the public and private sectors. In addition, he led various large-scale federal and commercial consulting practices with a principal focus on technology, enterprise strategy, and operations.

In addition to his consulting activities, David is a member of the GMU Chief Risk Officers council, a regular lecturer on leadership topics for various organizations, including the Archer Center’s Professional Leadership Program at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, and he periodically serves as an evaluator for graduate capstone projects with several universities. He recently was a judge for the Lemelson-RPI Prize competition. He is a member of the Board of Trustees for St. George’s School and the Langley School, where he chairs the audit/risk management committees. He is also a member of the Executive Committee for St George's and previously chaired the compensation committee. In addition, David served for ten years on the Key Executive Board at RPI and the executive board of the Boy Scouts of America, National Capital Region.

David has a BS degree in Management Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and has completed graduate work in international finance at George Mason University. Following college, he was commissioned in the US Army and served three years as a combat engineer. He lives in Alexandria, VA, and enjoys sailing, skiing, gardening, and woodworking.