VERAX def. – Latin adjective
- conveying truth (things)
- speaking truth, truthful (people)
Oxford Latin Dictionary
Dave Wittenberg has a unique perspective as a value-focused leader who is skilled in strategy and execution across diverse industries.
For more than twenty years he has enjoyed extensive responsibilities in strategy execution, capital expenditures, strategic analysis, acquisitions, divestitures, joint ventures, business planning and investor relations. Dave is a trusted advisor to CEOs and CFOs for solving problems while earning a reputation for fostering rich, effective relationships from the front lines up through the executive suite.
Dave grew up in a family business that ingrained a solid focus on bottom line results. He also held a variety of finance and strategy roles across Weyerhaeuser Company for fourteen years. For eight of those years Dave served the Investment Evaluation Department (IED) and led that team for four years. IED developed and assessed business cases for all major capital endeavors representing initiatives of $1 billion annually including acquisitions, joint ventures, major plant investments, product commercialization, and divestitures. Dave was engaged in more than 250 major initiatives. Projects ranged in size from a few hundred thousand dollars to more than a half billion dollars.
Dave earned a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Manitoba and an MBA from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. In addition to consulting with business and non-profits he served as a Visiting Assistant Professor at Pacific Lutheran University teaching finance and business.