David Shanklin is a Managing Director of Client Delivery at CultureIQ, where he specializes in helping executives build high-performance, purpose-driven cultures. Thoughtful and analytical, David excels at helping leaders achieve meaningful outcomes from data obtained through CultureIQ assessment tools.
David is passionate about helping people and organizations realize their full potential. A leader by example, David excels at coaching leaders and teams how to engage employees in meaningful interactions that foster teamwork, enhance working relationships, and stimulate growth.
Prior to joining CultureIQ, David led the Associate Consultant and Analyst team at Great Place to Work. Previously, David has managed high-potential succession processes for Deloitte, as well as serving in Deloitte's Human Capital Consulting practice. He offers clients a wealth of experience across industries including financial services, hospitality, professional services, nonprofits, manufacturing, healthcare, and technology.
David holds a B.A. in Economics from the University of Colorado in Boulder, CO and an M.B.A. from Emory University, in Atlanta, GA. At Emory, he studied Leadership and Decision Sciences as a member of the Robert W. Woodruff Scholars and Fellows Program. David has completed his executive coaching certification at Columbia University in New York. He is also certified in the Hogan Assessment Suite (HPI, HDS, and MVPI) - a series of science-based organizational psychology assessments designed to enable leaders to leverage strengths and eliminate obstacles as they work towards creating a high-performance culture.
An accomplished athlete, David regularly competes in triathlons, and has completed two cross-country cycling trips in order to raise funds and awareness for people with disabilities. If he’s not training or geeking out on culture, you’ll find David searching Manhattan for its best old fashioned or traveling with his wife, Lindsay, son Henry, and their English bulldog, Tango.