Dave Hoerman


Dave Hoerman is the Chief Wisdom Officer for the DaVita. In this role he oversees the Wisdom team which is responsible for all cultural elements as well as organizational and leadership development.

This includes DaVita University, all major events and Village Gatherings, as well as all internal branding.

Dave has been expanding his capabilities in leadership positions in the realm of human performance development, personal, professional and career coaching, as well as organizational development for over 25 years.

Dave graduated from Drexel University in Philadelphia with a Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce & Engineering in 1985, and began his career by doing systems engineering, sales and technical training for IBM, NYNEX and other technology companies.

Dave has built a broad experience base in leading training both within the U.S. as well as internationally, in the technology, banking and healthcare industries with organizations such as Citigroup, Salomon Smith Barney, Deutsche Bank, Gambro Healthcare, and now DaVita.

Dave is known for and has won several awards for his work in design, development, delivery, and evaluation of performance improvement strategies for fortune 500 companies, and has a proven track record in leadership development, mentoring, coaching, and speaking to leaders and teams. Dave has built several training departments from scratch and has led several international training projects in the corporate finance environments. Through the years, Dave has earned multiple professional certifications including Senior Professional in Human Resources, Achieve Global Curricula, needs assessment and design, executive coaching, information mapping, and Quality Management.

In addition to leadership positions within large organizations, Dave currently serves on the Board of Directors at the Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Denver and Bridge of Life Medical Missions, has helped hundreds of individuals by coaching and mentoring them toward work that they love through career counseling, and has volunteered in several non‐profit organizations as a mentor, coach and teacher for adults and young people.

Dave now resides in Colorado and enjoys playing drums and piano, spending time with his wife and three daughters and outdoor sports and recreation in the Rocky Mountains.