Don is a highly experienced business professional with classical training in Accounting, Business Management and Professional Life Coaching. His credentials include a Certificate of Completion from Goal Imagery Institute, Bachelor of Science in Accounting from the University of Maryland, University College and a Master of Business Administration - Finance from Capella University. He currently holds an Associate Certified Coach certification from the International Coach Federation, as well as coaching certifications from the Positive Coaching Alliance, USA Rugby (Level 3 Coach) and World Rugby (Level 2 Coach).
His curriculum vita includes over 13 years of Public Accounting experience, where he helped business owners and managers track their activity, improve their bottom line and grow their business. Don leveraged this experience and served in various roles in corporate financial and Executive management. His corporate career included the roles of Financial Controller in a multi-site retail business, Site Business Manager for several multi-billion dollar construction projects and Chief Operating Officer for a Texas based retail electric provider. For several years he worked as a highly regarded Management Consultant to many Fortune 500 companies.
Throughout his career, he has served many organizations as a mentor and evaluator of talent within those businesses. He currently volunteers with the Houston and Harris County Sports Authority, serves as Treasurer and sits on the Board of the Houston Youth Rugby Association and the Organizing Committee of the Lost Afternoon Rugby Luncheon fundraiser.