David Maher is the Executive Director of World Action Teams. As a leadership and executive development consultant, David’s particular expertise is in the facilitation of a more developed self and global awareness through assessments, executive coaching at both the formal and informal level, and facilitation of truly experiential education in the international arena.

David has utilized his expertise in helping with companies such as PricewaterhouseCoopers, UBS, and Anglo-American Mining.  Additionally, he has done extensive work facilitating global awareness and leadership development with graduate schools across America, including University of Southern California’s International Business Education and Research program (IBEAR), the 2030 Program at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth, and Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business.

Additionally, David has done extensive work facilitating the implementation of global curriculum with secondary and undergraduate schools across America. He has partnered with schools such as The Madeira School of Virginia, Ensworth School of Nashville, Appleby College in Toronto and many others in order to develop self and global awareness in faculty, administration, and students. These efforts have taken place in the US and in countries including Belize, Costa Rica, Kenya, the Dominican Republic, and Haiti.

David is an avid mountain climber and has climbed mountains in Peru, France, Alaska, and all over his home state of Colorado. He has also led groups on kayak, mountaineering, hiking, and caving expeditions. He was the creator of PEAKS, an outdoor leadership course that operated in Virginia, West Virginia, and Colorado for over a decade. David is married and the proud father of two young high school students currently attending Fountain Valley School. The Maher family resides in Colorado Springs, Colorado.