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Life’s Black Belts with Eric Alders
Episode #6 - Dave Gerber
May 23, 2018 Dave Gerber

Today’s “Life’s Black Belt” is Dave Gerber. I sit down with the President and founder of Synergy Development and Training, Published Author and Certified Krav Maga Black Belt, Mr. Dave Gerber. As always we discuss his early childhood filled with memories of being bullied, moving to new schools and cities, starting college, finding out out he had Graves disease, how he overcame divorce, a variety of obstacles in life and much more! Dave’s story and outlook on life is inspirational to say the least. He has dedicated his life to helping those around him, from the personal to the corporate level. More of his bio and contact information is below. DAVID A. GERBER, M.Ed., CAMF 5617 Bellington Avenue ▪ Springfield, VA 22151 ▪ ▪ ▪ Dave Gerber – “The Conflict Healer” Dave Gerber, President and Founder of Synergy Development and Training, LLC is a change catalyst, motivating people to become the best version of themselves. Known as “The Conflict Healer,” Dave inspires his audiences to transform the way they engage with the world around them. His dynamic, humorous style and remarkable depth and breadth of content has earned him the reputation of “best speaker ever” by many of his audiences. His talent for simplifying complex ideas into elegant solutions, is a gift that leaves participants with actionable learning that they can implement immediately. A passionate “teacher, healer, warrior and poet”…Dave Gerber is more than a dynamic speaker. He is also an Executive and Leadership Coach, Learning Expert, Trainer and Author. Dave has presented to more than 10,000 executives, managers and individuals from across the U.S. Some of his audiences include: SAIC, NASA, Dominion Power, Novo Nordisk, Military & Intelligence Community, Medical & Dental Community, Martial Arts Community, ManTech International, NTCA, EPA, ATPCO, National League of Cities, Project Management Institute and PA House of Representatives. Dave Gerber has a proven track record converting his personal experience into conflict lessons that have been shared with employees of all kinds, at every level, in a coaching, training, speaking and consulting capacity. Dave is also the only speaker in the world that uses innovative, rarely seen, moving sand art! Audiences will love the experience and connection to the theme of the keynote or event. Most agree within the first three minutes that having Dave speak at their event was a great decision! In addition to his organizational leadership and conflict management experience, Dave is a certified, Instructor-Level Black Belt in Krav Maga (self-defense), and has completed his Advanced Certification training in the art of Reiki, Japanese Energy Healing. Dave is also a prolific author. A selection of his titles include: * Use Conflict: Advance Your Winning Life * Are You a King or Queen of Conflict…In Project Management? * Roadmap to Success (with Deepak Chopra and Ken Blanchard) * “On Fire Leadership® (other motivational quote books for martial artists and the military) * L.I.F.E. Line Self-Defense® (Book Series for Kids and Women) 

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