Geenens, David

David Geenens

David Geenens

Position Title: Associate Professor
Department: School of Business
Office: Ferrell Academic Center 105C
Phone: 913.360.7633
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Prior to joining Benedictine College, Dave Geenens was president and CEO of Fire Door Solutions, as well as CEO of Avascend, a healthcare hospitality company providing a wide variety of hospitality services to hospitals from Alaska to Florida.  Prior to Avascend, he was president of Impact Design and held numerous financial and operational executive positions at Penn Emblem and Gear for Sports.  He is founder and CEO of Inhance Leadership, a premier executive consulting and leadership coaching enterprise existing to bring leaders to life through one-to-one executive mentoring and one-to-few leadership coaching. Dave teaches courses in accounting, leadership, management, and business strategy. He frequently speaks to executive and management teams, sales teams, and business organizations about the absolute truth that cooperation plays in the success of any enterprise requiring more than one person.  Dave resides in Overland Park, Kansas, with his wife and three children.


Dave’s first book, ARISE!  Life-Changing Truths for the Tormented Leader, released in June 2005, speaks to the truth about work, cooperation, and the role leaders play in both.  He is currently working on his second book, Cooperative Competency – Leadership Lenses for the Post-modern World.


Bachelor of Science - Accounting, Baker University
Masters of Business Administration - Rockhurst University