Dave Gilmore is the President & Chief Executive Officer of DesignIntelligence. DesignIntelligence represents 500,000+ people in the North American Built Environment industry as well as thousands more through its work in the UK and Australia.
Dave has served as the Founder and Managing Director of The Tricord Group, a boutique equity fund with partners in Atlanta, Boston, and Minneapolis. Tricord has served as a funding source, strategy lead, transaction troubleshooter, and organizational assimilation advisory for multiple clients over the past 25 years.
Dave has personally led 94 merger & acquisition transactions to date both domestically and internationally. His work has taken him to 74 countries.
Dave is a frequent university lecturer as well as corporate speaker across the Built Environment industry. His work involves frequent interaction with leadership teams and governance entities regarding leadership transition, business sustainability, and organizational resilience. Dave also serves as a strategic advisor to many of the largest and most successful Built Environment industry firms in the United States.