David Dawson, Principal – Business Operations

Washington, DC

David Dawson brings to Lincoln Park Consulting (LPC) practical experience and knowledge in business management consulting with a wide range of global organizations.  Dawson is the Principal for Business Operations for LPC.

Most recently, Dawson was Managing Partner with PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) where he managed in succession the Global Human Resource Services Organizational Development and Effectiveness Practice in organizational design, staff deployment, total compensation, executive compensation, tax, communications and human resources service delivery to include business market development; the US Total Compensation Practice and the Washington DC Regional Market Tax Practice. Previous to PwC, Dawson was Senior Vice President with Willis Towers Watson and Senior Consultant with John Hancock. 

Dawson currently advises global organizations on business strategic direction, organizational design and effectiveness, product and service development and deployment, executive and staff recruitment, retention and management, executive total compensation, communications, compliance, disclosure and human resources service delivery strategies. 

Dawson managed multi-million-dollar PwC strategic business units successfully balancing financial, technology and human resources talent resources and applied expert knowledge successfully to remedy a wide range of human resources issues for his global clients from realignment of human resources as a strategic partner to compliance to achieve a sustainable competitive advantage for selected global organizations. 

Selected clients served include: Amway, Morton Salt, World Bank, Mars, Incorporated, 7-Eleven, Xerox, Amtrak, DuPont, PGA Tour, Yale University, Tyco Earth Tech, Harley-Davidson, Marriott, American Standard Brands, Capital One, Georgetown University, HP, National Gallery of Art, Takata, Vanderbilt University, K+S Holdings, IMF, American Red Cross, and Corporation of Public Broadcasting. 

Dawson is a graduate of Wesleyan University and the University of Michigan. He participated in executive programs at Dartmouth Tuck School of Business, University of Virginia Darden School of Business and Duke University Fuqua School of Business. He served in the United States Army.