MEET David Litman
Sandler Training | SaleFish LLC Framingham, MA
Director, Performance Development – SaleFish Hawaii
David’s passion and mission is in helping others to learn and grow. This began with his first oral presentation to his 5th-grade classmates (about how “cool” comets are). He leverage that passion into a Bachelors in business, a Masters in psychology, and over 25 years of experience in the areas of consulting, talent development, instructional design, coaching, project management, organizational development and general management..
David also brings a wealth of diverse experience that comes from working in a wide variety of industries and organizations both small and large. He began his career in the world of large-scale consulting as a Senior Consultant, first for Accenture and then for Deloitte Consulting, working with clients such as Kaiser Permanente and Southern California Gas Co. He has also worked directly within organizations such as Countrywide Home Loans and Agilysis. In these roles, David has effectively participated and led successful efforts in the areas of sales, talent development, instructional design & delivery of training programs, project management, account management, coaching, and organizational development. In his work as an independent consultant, he has also performed and consulted on the same functions for numerous small and mid-sized organizations.
Most recently, David was the co-founder and co-owner of Maui Paradise Tours, providing land-based tours that included fun education of Hawaiian culture, history, flora, fauna and amazing sites. Owning a small business has given David a unique direct experience with the concurrent challenges and opportunities inherent in such an endeavor, and he brings this direct learning to his consulting and training work as he now heads up SalesFish Hawaii (an authorized Sandler Training affiliate)
In addition to his work in corporate settings, David has been heavily involved with the community. He has taught children LifeSkills curriculum and Compassionate Communication at various schools on Maui, he was the Father Involvement Coordinator for Maui Family Support Services, taught Anger Management through PACT, mentored young men through Boys to Men Hawaii, and is an active facilitator of men’s process work through the ManKind Project.
He has lived on both coasts, hailing from Massachusetts and then living in Southern California for 20 years. He has lived on Maui since 2010, along with his wife, son, daughter and a variety of animal friends. When he’s not busy helping others learn and grow, he is usually spending quality time with family and friends, enjoying nature, playing guitar and singing.