David Casullo’s passion is to develop leaders who have the courage and capability to change the world. He is the president of Bates Communications, a communications coaching and consulting firm in Wellesley, MA. Bates transforms leaders into powerful communicators through executive coaching, consulting, training, workshops, and seminars. (www.bates-communications.com)
Prior to joining Bates Communications, David held the Senior Vice President of Human Resource role on the executive team for the rapidly growing northeast mega-retailer, Raymour & Flanigan.
David has spent decades developing leaders by tapping into their unique, authentic qualities. His methods ensure that leaders clarify their personal values and recommit to behaving consistently with them. He has a proven process to clarify organizational values and communicate them effectively to drive growth and bottom line results.
For ten years his leadership helped Raymour & Flanigan become a billion dollar retail giant, the largest furniture retailer in the Northeast, and one of the fastest growing in the US - with nearly 100 store locations in seven Northeastern states and 4,300 associates company-wide. Always having worked for tightly privately held companies, David is keenly aware of the leadership challenges uniquely present in a privately held organization.
David earned his Bachelor degree in Math and Computer Science from Hamilton College in Clinton, NY and an MBA from RPI in Troy, New York. He married his high school sweetheart and has three wonderful children. Contact David at firstname.lastname@example.org