Darrell coaches, trains and inspires leaders, their teams and organizations to get more done – with greater alignment and fewer headaches. He is a visionary leader that helps transform the way you think about your work and your role.
Darrell previously served as Chief Operating Officer for a large non-profit, and held various Organizational Development and Human Resources roles as VP and SVP working and teaming with other C-suite peers. He’s worked with senior leaders from Fortune 500 companies to develop healthy cultures.
A featured speaker and executive coach who inspires leaders and their teams to clarify direction, focus, and effectiveness through proven frameworks, he teaches and coaches audiences how to practically reach their peak performance.
An enormous amount of preparation goes into each customized talk to ensure that Darrell speaks as an ‘insider’ using knowledge and even terminology that the audience is familiar with.
The outcomes of Higher Ground’s work have been described as proven, practical and inspired leadership applications. Participants receive practical perspectives, tools, and techniques that leave them saying, “I can do that!” because Darrell shares real-world experiences combined with actionable ideas.
When he’s not coaching, training or facilitating retreats, he can be found hanging out with his wife of over 30 years, riding his road bike, at the archery range or video-conferencing with one or all five of his kids.
His experience with numerous high-performance business teams and his world tour with a high-performing basketball team gave him firsthand experience with successful team environments.
Awarded a silver medal playing basketball on Team U.S.A. at the Australia Games and earning an NBA Legends M.V.P. award, Darrell’s work ethic has been demonstrated and rewarded over the course of his career.