Dave Kahle is a high-energy, high-content speaker, with a special gift for engaging his audiences and stimulating people to think. A world-class speaker, he has presented in 46 states and seven countries, bringing a wealth of practical information to his clients.
Dave has honed his message through real life experience. The number one salesperson nationwide for two different companies in two distinct industries, he took a new territory to over $5,000,000 in five short years, becoming the national sales leader. As the general manager of a start-up company, he directed the company’s growth from $10,000 in monthly sales to over $200,000 in just 38 months.
His programs are powerful and career-changing because he combines his unique understanding of proven educational principles with 30 years of exceptionally successful sales experience.
Since 1988, he has served as president of the DaCo Corporation, a sales consulting and sales training firm. Dave has trained thousands of salespeople, and has authored seven books, 32 multimedia programs, and has been published over 600 times. His credits include: How to Excel at Distributor Sales, The Six-Hat Salesperson (AMACOM) which has been translated into four languages and is sold in more than 20 countries, and his latest book 10 Secrets of Time Management for Salespeople (Career Press) which is now available in eight languages. He writes a weekly sales Ezine, and presents a monthly telephone seminar that is broadcast into conference rooms in three countries.
Dave serves on the editorial advisory panel of The Competitive Edge, SalesForceXP, and is a contributing editor to Sales & Marketing Excellence.
He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Toledo, and a Master's degree from Bowling Green State University. He and his wife live in Grand Rapids, MI, where he is a father, a step-father, an adoptive father, a foster father, and a grandfather.
Dave is a member of the Author's Guild, Sales and Marketing Executives International, the Christian Businessmen's Committee, and the Association for Training and Development.