My Story

David Newkirk, Principal and Founder

As Principal and Founder, David brings over 30 years of experience working in large corporations, small privately owned companies and business start-ups. His work has been a source of innovative thinking that has changed how industries and business leaders adapt to the ongoing dynamic changes impacting them. The innovation has led to his creation of ADEPT6, a program that is changing how businesses adapt and make changes to sustain growth and profitability.

Prior to founding Ethos Consulting LLC, his second business, David has had a wide ranging set of management responsibilities across organizations covering all aspects of the business with the exception of financial management & accounting – his field of study at Penn State University.

David is frequently asked to speak on the topic of ADEPT6 and transforming businesses into profitability. His speaking engagements include workshops, industry conferences and podcasts.

Outside of work, he is a Board Member for a non-profit organization and is also involved in several philanthropic efforts throughout the year focused on helping families in need, Veterans and the elderly. David holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from The Pennsylvania State University and received his UC Berkley Management Program in Financial Services certification.