David Hite is from the Northeast Tennessee area and is an organizational improvement consultant who has over 20 years of experience in the areas of teaching and corporate training, organizational learning and employee development. Currently, David is a full-time consultant working with various clients on leadership skills, team development, coaching and training. Over the past 5 years, he served as business professor and department chair for Virginia intermont College in Bristol, TN. Before going into teaching and consulting, he worked with Eastman Chemical Company, Tennessee Valley Authority, and The University of Tennessee. As a consultant, he has worked with Volkswagen Group of America, Northup-Grumman, Tempurpedic, Y-12, and Alpha Natural Resources and several others enhance their operations through the use of human resource development strategies and web technology. He’s had the opportunity to work with world-class leadership authors such as John Maxwell, Ram Charan, and Ben Zander and has taught hundreds of corporate workshops and college classes.
David has an associate degree in Computer Science, a BS degree in Workforce Education and Training (minor in Psychology), and a Master’s degree in Business from the University of Tennessee with concentrations in Organizational Development and Instructional eLearning technologies.
He loves hiking, camping, motorcycling and travelling abroad and has studied business in over 30 countries. His extensive travels and participation in study abroad programs in over 20 countries, including Greece, China, Peru, and most countries in Europe gives him an opportunity to incorporate diverse viewpoints into most of the projects he works on.
Trainer at Windbrook Farm
David imparts a "buzz" on all of his students and classes. His excitement and enthusiasm for what he does is infectious, and lends itself to more class participation and a better learning environment. His hands on teaching style is stellar, making him an interesting, engaging, and effective teach.
Elana Blevins Todt, MBA
Marketing Manager at Bristol Compressor International Inc.
Knowing David Hite is like having one of those "Easy Buttons" from Staples always at your fingertips: he just makes thing easy! His breath and depth of knowledge is more than impressive, but what really sets Mr. Hite apart are his dynamic people skills and infectous enthusiasm.
Coordinator of Community Relations at Mountain Empire Community College
David Hite is an enthusiastic, caring and competent instructor who is effective in delivering a solid foundation in instructional technologies and learning strategies to his students.
Sales Consultant at Bill Gatton Honda
David is a forward-thinking professor that brings a breath of fresh air into th A passion for the business world and experiencing culture around the globe m excellent choice as both an educator and a public speaker.
Creative Manager, Design Engagement at Eastman Chemical Company
I have worked with David on many projects over the past three years. Each time, he has come with overwhelming enthusiasm that gets everyone around him excited. He is a web guru and marketing mastermind. His creativity and passion will make him very successful throughout his career.