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David's Biography

David E. Cooley is a career and executive coach. Based in Santa Monica, California, David coaches both individual and corporate clients. In addition to personal clients, his corporate clients have included executives at corporations including Sun Microsystems, Synopsys, Gilead Sciences, Lumend Technologies, E! Entertainment, UCLA Alumni Association, Pepperdine University's Graziadio School of Business Management and employee assistance firm Robert T. Dorris and Associates.

In addition to his private coaching practice, David is a career coach and is Associate Director of External Relations for UCLA Anderson School of Management's Parker Career Management Center. He also consults with the Leadership Development Institute, a Silicon Valley-based executive coaching and team development firm.

A highly experienced motivational speaker and corporate trainer, he has also served as a career coach, trainer and facilitator for international career consulting firm Drake Beam Morin and has more than 10 years of corporate experience working as a public relations executive 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 Career Masters Institute, the Professionals in Human Resources Association, the Professional Coaches and Mentors Association and the National Resume Writers Association.

He received his BA from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, attended graduate school at UCLA and is certified in Individual and Organizational Coaching from the Hudson Institute of Santa Barbara.