Certified Business and Life Coach David Lopez is an entrepreneurial executive and educator with expertise in growing and expanding businesses in startup, medium and large organizations. He teaches Entrepreneurship, Small Business Management and Financial Management courses at Babson College and Suffolk University.
As Vice President, Global Business Development at Scudder Kemper Investments, David Lopez helped launch a $90 million world-wide start-up by creating a successful selling process, a sales management structure as well as a comprehensive training program. As Vice President, Director of Training, at Fleet Investment Management, he built and managed the investment training department. At BankBoston, he participated in the merger of the investment businesses of BayBank and Bank of Boston, and was instrumental in the formation of an investment banking business launch. He is also a former licensed Financial Advisor and Regional Sales Manager.
David Lopez has been a guest coach and judge at Boston University’s Business Plan Boot-camp, Clark University’s Ureka Challenge, Suffolk University’s New Product Innovation Competition as well as Harvard University’s Business Plan Competition. He earned a BSBA Magna cum Laude from Northeastern University as well as his MBA in Entrepreneurship from Suffolk University. He is also a Faculty Advisor with the Summer Venture Program at Babson College.
David Lopez is an active member of the Massachusetts entrepreneurial ecosystem. As a member of the Massachusetts Small Business Advisory Council, Professor Lopez assisted in creating initiatives at the state government level that will enable small businesses to grow, expand and create jobs. He is also a Certified SCORE Mentor and member of the International Coach Federation.
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