About David Cheng

David Cheng Photo Dave has been coaching since 2004. He has helped dozens of clients during that time. Please click here for references and other success stories.

Before becoming an Executive Coach, Dave spent over twelve years in the corporate world as a Human Resources professional.

Dave began his career at Citibank (now Citigroup) in New York City, rising from Management Associate to Assistant Vice President in the Corporate Human Resources group. He then went to the American Museum of Natural History to become an Assistant Director of Human Resources. Dave has also worked at The Charles Freihofer Baking Company, Portola Packaging, and Bechtel Plant Machinery, a defense department contractor.

Dave graduated from the State University of New York at Buffalo with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and a Joint Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Communication. He received his Master of Business Administration, with majors in Management and Marketing, from the Stern School of Business at New York University.

Dave is a member of the International Coach Federation. He received his coaching training from the industry-leading Coaches Training Institute.

Dave is a member of the Society for Human Resource Management. In 1999, he became certified as a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR).

While at SUNY-Buffalo, Dave was the Student Director of the SURE Crisis Hotline. He provided crisis intervention counseling to students dealing with life issues.