I am the founder and principal consultant at Cynosura Consulting.  With 30 years of leadership and management experience, I offer a unique and practical perspective from a variety of corporate settings.  My diverse background includes a career in the Navy, coupled with working in the defense and power generation industries as a systems engineer, project manager, business development leader and marketing manager -- in both public and private companies.  

Most recently, I worked in the outdoor industry, where I am now recognized as an industry leader as well as a highly regarded marketing and sustainability professional. I am an active outdoorist and music enthusiast. I enjoy hiking, cycling, and outdoor music festivals. I am a strong advocate for public lands and outdoor recreation and have champion for these issues at the state and federal level.



Dave’s Professional Specialties:

  • Brand Strategy

  • New Brand Creation & Development

  • Marketing/Business Development

  • Content Marketing

  • Authentic Storytelling

  • Environmental Sustainability and Corporate Responsibility

  • Project/Program Management

  • Mentoring and Coaching

  • Outdoor Recreation and Public Lands Advocacy

Check out Dave’s personal website to learn more: www.davepetri.com