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David Verble

David Verble

David has thirteen years of experience in auto industry. He spent 10 years at Toyota's Georgetown, KY plant where he worked in management and organization development for the start up of the facility (beginning in 1987) and eventually became manager of Human Resource Development for the plant. Until the end of 1999 he was the manager of Human Resource Development for North American Manufacturing at Toyota's manufacturing headquarters in Erlanger, KY.

Prior to joining Toyota David was a writer and producer for Kentucky Educational Television and then Assistant to the Dean of the College of Education at the University of Kentucky with responsibility for instructional support services and organization development. He has a M.S. in Performance Technology and Instructional Systems Design from the University of Kentucky and an undergraduate degree in secondary education from the University of Tennessee. He also taught English the Nashville Public Schools for four years before coming to Kentucky.

David's preparation in organization development, leadership development and executive coaching is through the Gestalt Institute of Cleveland, the Center for Creative Leadership in North Carolina and the Roffey-Park Management Institute in England. His experience as a management and organization development professional includes work in the following areas:

  • Management education and training
  • Executive and management coaching
  • Change leadership for lean manufacturing implementation
  • Strategic planning
  • Project planning and management
  • Process mapping and improvement
  • Succession and development planning
  • Leadership assessment and development
  • Design of selection and promotion systems
  • Design of performance appraisal systems
  • Management and executive team development
  • Organizational restructuring
  • Cultural transformation

Since leaving Toyota David has worked as management consultant through the firm of Verble, Worth and Verble. His practice focuses on supporting executives and managers in assessment, planning and implementation for organizational change, operational performance improvement, lean manufacturing initiatives and their own leadership development.

He is affiliated with the TWI Network which draws on the Toyota backgrounds of its members to provide lean implementation support to a number of manufacturing and non-manufacturing clients. David also has both public agencies and not-for-profit organizations among his long-term clients.

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