How I can help you

Retired former President and CEO (30+ years) of OPEN, Inc., a process improvement consultancy, responsible for directing both individuals and project teams on initiatives that included training/facilitation/consulting for 15 national and international automotive manufacturers, providing process analysis and consulting services for Business Operations, Sales, Service, Distribution, Marketing and Product Launches. The primary focus was on analysis and improvement of Processes/ Productivity/ Profitability/ Performance/Customer Satisfaction/Owner Loyalty/Leadership Effectiveness and Management/Supervisory Skills. 

Since working with SCORE I have conducted mentoring for individuals who want to start a business, individuals and teams that are currently in business and through the Boot2Biz program, service men and women who are planning on leaving the military to start a business.  In addition, I have conducted Business Plan Development workshops, including Lean Canvas development, Research resources, Financial Projection development and creating a Marketing Pitch.

Areas of Expertise

  • Business Strategy & Planning
  • Business Operations
  • Human Resources & Internal Communications
  • Sales, Marketing & Public Relations

Industry Experience

  • Professional & Business Services



Northeast Missouri State University - BSE/MA, Psychology/Business/Counseling

University of Missouri - Post Graduate coursework, Management and Business Administration

Activities and Societies:

Blue Key - Honorary Society

Phi Delta Kappa - Honors Fraternity

Delta Omicron Mu - Social Fraternity


David Terrell

Communication Methods

  • In Person
  • Phone
  • Video