David Pomeroy

PomeroyDavid B. Pomeroy is the author of Leadership In The Trenches: A Road Trip In Reality To Success. Because he speaks from a 40 year background of ‘in the trenches’ leadership experience, he speaks with authority. Get to know David better–starting with a bullet-point overview of his career and accomplishments:

David is the founder and former CEO of Pomeroy IT, a NASDAQ traded company.

He has 40 years of business experience at all levels of organizational hierarchy, and employed more than 2,500 people.

David served on an advisory board for IBM.

He served on an advisory board for U.S. Bank.

He served on an advisory board for Xavier University.

David has completed 40 mergers and acquisitions.

He has had 3 public offerings.

David has earned the following awards:

  • Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award for his ability to start and grow a small business;
  • IBM Reseller of the Year Award;
  • Hewlett Packard Reseller of the Year Award;
  • Compaq Reseller of the Year Award;
  • Microsoft Regional Reseller of the Year Award;
  • Oracle Regional Reseller of the Year Award;
  • Sun Regional Reseller of the Year Award;
  • EMC Regional Reseller of the Year Award;
  • Proctor & Gamble Vendor of the Year Award;

David’s company received the Top 50 Fastest Growing Companies award for the 1990s.

David’s Computerland franchises were in the Top 10 of 450 for several years.

He was the first IBM PC reseller in the U.S.; 1981.

David’s company generated annual revenues of approximately 1 billion dollars.

He is currently semi-retired, acting in consultancy and advisory roles to a number of small and large businesses and foundations.

He stays abreast of all of the management and leadership literature, and reads nearly every book that is published on the subject.

The following articles have been published about David:

  • Over 100 articles for newspapers and other publications—1982-2007;
  • Articles for Investors Business Daily, Los Angeles, CA, including C.E.O. Profile;
  • Article for Forbes Magazine, Nov. 8, 1993;
  • Article for the Wall Street Journal, Jan. 20, 1993;
  • Articles for Computer Reseller News;
  • Articles for The Cincinnati Enquirer;
  • Articles for the Cincinnati Business Journal;
  • Articles for the Louisville Courier Journal;
  • Article for the Wall Street Transcript, C.E.O. Interviews;
  • Memoirs of David Pomeroy; and
  • Pomeroy Family History (1,000 years).

Last, but not necessarily least, David has also gotten 5 hole-in-one shots in golf!