David HitchcockPortfolio Manager for Business Process Improvement
Entrepreneurial business leader with over 30 years of experience in strategy, operations, maintenance, training, and human capital management. David has successfully led manufacturing and production operations, turnaround and change initiatives, site expansion and environmental remediation projects, and created and delivered innovative training and cultural improvement programs. At KSA, David oversees the Business Process Improvement Portfolio, leading a team of consultants, analysts, and experts providing services to multiple US Government, international, and private sector organizations.
His distinguished 20 year Marine Corps career included squadron command, senior staff assignments, and two combat tours in the Middle East. Subsequently, he held leadership positions in three innovative clean energy companies in the automotive, biofuel/biochemical, and waste recycling industries.
David has provided management consultant services to clients across a variety of industries including petrochemicals, agribusiness, energy generation and transmission, cleantech, and the Department of Defense. He also serves as an executive coach and mentor to senior executives, emerging leaders, and teams.
A graduate of the United States Naval Academy, he later earned a MA from the Naval War College. David is a Project Management Professional, Lean Six Sigma Green Belt, a Society of Human Resource Management – Senior Certified Professional, FAA Certified Multi-Engine Flight Instructor, and a graduate of Georgetown University’s Institute for Transformational Leadership Executive Coaching Certificate program. A committed life-long learner, he is currently pursuing an MA in Philosophy at George Mason University.
David volunteers as a committeeman for USA Fencing and as a mentor for the George Washington University Office of Innovation and Entrepreneurship. A proud father of two adult children, David resides in rural Northern Virginia with his wife, Katherine, two dogs, and one cat.