Dave Fountaine, Ph.D., SPHR President, AQUEST Consulting LLC

Dave Fountaine, Ph.D., SPHR

Dave is an expert facilitator who brings people together to achieve organizational goals while meeting individual needs.  He believes in team based management with focused measurable results to achieve organizational success.  He currently commits a significant amount of time providing performance improvement consulting for a major automotive manufacturer. In addition to his consulting activities, Dave has taught as an adjunct professor in the business and human resources field for over 20 years and currently is an adjunct professor for Strayer University teaching in their online division for students pursuing their masters degree in human resources.

Dr. Fountaine is a member of the Board of Examiners for the Baldrige Performance Excellence Program. As an examiner, Dr. Fountaine participates with other nationally recognized experts to evaluate applicant’s organizational performance as compared to world class standards. Outstanding applicants are recognized annually by the President of the United States.

He also completed a combined total of 22 years of active and reserve service as an Army Officer .  While serving as an Army Officer, he held a variety of command and staff positions from Company through Field Army level at various locations throughout the world. 

Dave’s strengths and experience are in the fields of Strategic Planning, Human Resource Management, Organizational Self-Assessment and Training. In addition to his doctorate in training and performance improvement, Dr. Fountaine has authored several articles on strategic planning and human resource management and has made numerous presentations about performance improvement at a variety of local, state and national conferences.

Instructor for various HR programs