David A. Vermilye, AKA “Dastardly Dave”, is the owner/CEO of Edgeline Resources LLC. His undergrad and graduate background is in education, focusing on cross cultural communication, anthropology, and experiential education. For the last 30+ years, Dave has been using his experiential educational approach to lead group and team development in corporations, schools, churches, and other community groups. He has been involved in leadership development in several Community Leadership Programs, including Leadership Grand Rapids, Grand Traverse, Grand Haven, and Barry County.
Dave’s first involvement with LGR was with the class of 1993 and he has had the privilege to continue working with the program since.
Dave focuses on creating an environment of respect where participants can have a safe place for growth to transpire. He has been utilizing DiSC tools for over 30 years and is a certified Everything DiSC® Facilitator. He is also an accredited Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team® facilitator and is certified in the PXT Select® suite of hiring and development tools. Dave is also involved nationally with experiential training networks and is frequently asked to lead workshops on the topic.