After a distinguished career in the military, Mr. Davis now enjoys helping corporate leaders through the unique Leading Concepts style of civilian special forces training. Mr. Davis military career spanned twenty-five years in the US Army, with the last twenty spent serving in Special Forces. During his service, he attended a number of leadership academies and earned numerous awards. Among these, he was the first soldier ever to be awarded both the Distinguished Honor Graduate and Leadership Award in his Primary Noncommissioned Officers Course at Fort Carson, Colorado. As a senior leader, Darrell had a highly successful career and held numerous leadership positions culminating with him serving as a Command Sergeant Major at the Special Warfare Center at Fort Bragg, North Carolina. Throughout his military career Darrell trained foreign military leaders from such countries as the Republic of Korea, the Philippines, Thailand and Bangladesh. In April 2008, Darrell returned to active duty with 3rd Battalion, 1st Special Forces Group and served 9 months in Iraq. His military awards and decorations include, the Legion of Merit, the Bronze Star and the Special Forces Tab.
Darrell has worked as a Leadership Consultant providing individuals and organizations with evidence-based assessments and seminars in order to improve their leadership capabilities. He advised senior and emerging leaders from a number of different industries including the Department of Defense, Energy, Financial Investment, Restaurant and Education. Immediately after September 11 2001, Darrell worked as a consultant, assessing and training leaders responsible for securing our nations Chemical, Nuclear and Biological weapons systems.
Mr. Davis holds a Bachelors degree in Psychology from Liberty University and a Masters in Leadership Development from Penn State University. He is married to Dr. Irene Davis, a Professor at Harvard Medical School. Irene and Darrell have four children, Jamie, Justin, Courtney and Caitlyn, and four grandchildren, Christian, Sophie, Mia and Evan. Darrell and Irene currently reside in Boston, MA.