Author, coach, master of helping others reach their full potential
Dave Ellis is a world-class workshop facilitator and has written seven books, including Falling Awake, Life Coaching, Creating Your Future, and Becoming a Master Student, which was the best-selling college textbook in the United States for over two decades. A masterful coach, he has worked with national and international nonprofit leaders, social entrepreneurs, philanthropists, an NBA coach, and a Nobel Peace Prize winner.
Through the workshops, books, coaching, videos, and interactive online classes of Dave Ellis Leadership, Dave has helped over six million people realize a more wonderful life. He and the thousands of teachers and coaches he has trained, challenge people to think what they have never thought and empower them to take actions they have never taken.
Former president of National American University, Dave started The Brande Foundation and has contributed millions of dollars to the work of his foundation and other organizations. He has four daughters and six grandchildren. His hobbies are running, singing, photography, and travel.