David Achata is a coach, trainer, facilitator and speaker. He brings over a decade of experience in organizational leadership, team development and leadership training. He has facilitated and spoken for a wide variety of training events and retreats.
David has worked in a wide array of capacities from high school teacher to pastor to executive coach to organizational health consultant. It was in the environment of church leadership that he began to interact with numerous business leaders in the community from hospital CEO’s to presidents of non-profits. This unique experience gave him a window into the fast-paced world of executive leadership.
As a result of this, Achata Coaching Inc. was founded in 2011 to make space for leaders to find vision and provide guidance for action. Since then, David has had the privilege of serving top leaders from multi-billion dollar companies to local entrepreneurs seeking ways to enhance their effectiveness.
He holds a Masters Degree in Spiritual Development and is an ICF Certified Executive Coach. David is a Certified Practitioner of the Meyers-Briggs® & CPI 260® assessments and is a Certified Mentor Coach through the College of Executive Coaching and is a Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team™ Authorized Partner. He lives in the mountains of east Tennessee with his wife and two children.