Dave Geenens is Associate Professor in the School of Business at Benedictine College in Atchison, Kansas. Simultaneous to much of his academic career spanning 11-plus years, Dave has consulted with and held part-time executive positions in business enterprises in a variety of industries including apparel manufacturing and decoration, financial advising, equipment manufacturing, and large-scale commercial services.
His full-time business executive experience includes President/CFO of Fire Door Solutions and CEO of Avascend Healthcare Hospitality, both in Overland Park, KS; CEO/President of Impact Design in Lansing, KS; Vice President of Operations at Penn Emblem (Philadelphia, PA) and Gear for Sports (Lenexa, KS.) Each of these business leadership experiences coupled with his Christian faith have informed his hands-on application of the principles in this book.
Dave holds a bachelor’s degree and MBA along with a CPA license (inactive).
He is the author of three other books:
Nothing is Free – The Price Only Business Leaders Can Pay to Protect Free Markets
Leaderslip – Reversing the Slide of American Enterprise Leadership
Arise! – Life Changing Truths for the Tormented Leader
Dave speaks to companies and groups nationally about the integration of faith and work and the critical role Christian virtue plays in the protection of free markets and liberty, and how virtue is essential for effective leadership and optimizing cooperation.
He and his wife, Terry, and their dog, Lucy, live in Lenexa, Kansas (Kansas City) as empty nesters. They love and enjoy their grown children; Megan, Aubrey, and Austin; their spouses, grandchildren, and grand dogs.