Dave Zelinski is President and Owner of Texas Polestar, LLC and operator of The Alternative Board in Southwest Houston, Texas. Dave brings 37 years of experience, including 20-plus years in executive roles leading multi-functional teams in global businesses to achieve success, including through challenging change and turn-around scenarios. Dave brings an authentic, collaborative style to coaching leaders in achieving their personal and business objectives.
Dave and his family moved to the Houston area in 2004 from Calgary, Canada. His experience with Fortune 500 firms in the engineering and construction of large energy projects has provided him with the joy of learning new cultures - leading teams, large and small, from countries on every continent and building trusting relationships with senior executives in customer and business partner organizations.
Dave is a graduate in Chemical Engineering from the University of Calgary with an MBA from the Ivey Business School at the University of Western Ontario.
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