David Hale is a Principal of Blake Street Group. He has spent over 15 years working within and advising management teams on individual and organizational development, enterprise strategy, operations, and mergers & acquisitions.
Previously, Dave spent six years with McKinsey & Company where he served clients on business strategy and performance management and was responsible for talent development and evaluation for multiple McKinsey offices. He then served in a succession of strategy and business development roles for a large North American tire distributor and led operations for an early stage MedTech start up. Most recently Dave worked at GOJO, the makers of Purell, and was responsible for the company’s strategy, business development, and emerging partnership functions at different points during his tenure. Additionally, he led a cross functional team focused on the company’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Dave began his career at Morgan Stanley and later spent two years living and working in South America focused on entrepreneurial endeavors in both the for profit and non-profit sectors.
Dave received his undergraduate degree from Amherst College and his MBA from Stanford University. He currently resides in Ohio with his wife and four daughters.