David E. Cooley - Career & Executive Coaching
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David's Biography

David Cooley is a certified career coach and executive coach. Based in Los Angeles, California, David is Director of Alumni Career Services & Career Coach for UCLA Anderson School of Management's Office of Alumni Relations, working with clients in all major U.S. markets including Los Angeles, New York City, San Francisco, Chicago and Seattle.

A winner of UCLA Anderson's prestigious Abe Ackerman Award, David is also the founder and owner of a private executive and career coaching practice and has coached clients from such organizations as The Walt Disney Company, E! Entertainment/NBCUniversal, AT&T and Gilead Sciences, as well as a large number of MBA students and alumni from other top universities and business schools including Harvard Business School, MIT Sloan and Chicago Booth School of Business. He has also coached a large number of C-level executives at a number of top companies throughout the United States.

He is a consultant to the Leadership Development Institute, a Silicon Valley-based executive coaching and team development firm.

In addition to his work as a career coach and executive coach, David does business presentation skills coaching for executives and has more than 10 years of corporate experience working as a public relations professional with top executives and senior-level management for international companies including Sony Pictures Entertainment and Vivendi Universal Interactive Publishing North America.

David is a member of the MBA Career Services for Working Professionals Alliance.

He received his B.A. from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, is certified in individual and organizational coaching from the Hudson Institute of Coaching and holds a Certification in General Management from UCLA Anderson School of Management's Executive Program.