Dave Smith

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David has over 30 years of experience as an organizational leader, coach, facilitator and consultant.  He has worked as a corporate executive and business owner building visions, strategies and delivering successes that grow value(s), cultures and character.  He believes that people want to contribute, learn and grow to become the best version of themselves they can be.

David has an extensive background in ‘greenfield’ business launches and change processes to align with new visions and strategies.  He’s also been very active in new product development and training projects ranging from insurance products and delivery channels, to credit card products, to the Interac Direct Payment Service launch in Canada.  He has led in large corporate enterprises and worked alongside many organizations in a range of industries as a Chief Executive in corporate financial services.

In 2009, David and his wife Nancy founded Logia Consulting Inc., a leadership consulting company, serving clients in human capital consulting, coaching and training.  Logia serves clients in; manufacturing, professional services, financial services, private companies (incl family-enterprises), communications, government & crown organizations, health care, construction, economic development, education, law enforcement and not-for-profit (NFP) organizations.  Some are part of larger provincial, regional & global corporations operating in Saskatchewan so he has solid experience in coaching/mentoring people from a number of other world cultures.   

David is a Certified Management Consultant and certified coach/facilitator in multiple systems, including ICF.  He has a Commerce degree from the University of Saskatchewan and has studied leadership at Harvard Business School, Banff Centre for Management, University of Colorado; Boulder, The Pacific Institute and adult education through St. Francis Xavier University.  He is an experienced speaker and facilitator having spoken at a number of national and international conferences on leadership, finance, marketing and human capital topics.  David has extensive board governance and volunteer experience; Chair of a credit union, national pension plan delegate, Agri-Food Equity Fund Investment Review Board member and Vice-Chair at St. Paul’s Hospital as well as a few NFP Boards.

Dave, his wife and family reside in Saskatoon where he is a committed community supporter through various roles including a national service club where he served for 7 years as an executive of the TeleMiracle telethon, which has raised over $111 million for charitable work.  He also makes time for his passion for golf, martial arts and running.