Professional summary

Dave is founder and Managing Partner of Pebble Creek Partners LLC, a strategic consulting firm to growing companies, and the organizations that invest in them.

In the 9 years since Pebble Creek Partners was founded, Dave has provided management consulting and financial advisory services to scores of companies in the environmental, cleantech, and business-to-business services industries. He has also served in numerous interim management positions including COO of The Novo Group, a nationwide recruiting solutions firm; and Assistant Treasurer for Waste Management, Inc., North America’s leading supplier of integrated waste solutions. Dave is currently on the Board of Advisors at Mahoney Environmental, one of the nation’s largest recycler

Engagement overview

Typical engagement includes an initial consultation followed by a proposal.  


• Mahoney Environmental
• Menasha Packaging
• WCA Waste Corporation
• RexCon
• Trinity Services
• CIC+
• LKQ Corp.
• Lumec Control Products
• Intellihot
• Cocoa – Premium Compost
• America’s Sleep Network
• LynxIT
• Cornerstone Angels – Chicago
• ACMS Landfill
• Clean Energy Trust
• Green Energy Renewable Systems
• Travel Express
• Beavers Holdings
• Dover Industries
• Strategic Materials
• Chicagoland Entrepreneurial Ctr
• The Novo Group
• Waste Management
• Buntrock & Associates
• Sparkfactor
• Veolia Environmental Services
• Veolia Transportation


In our firm, we often talk about "the math of the business" as a way to describe an organization's business model. We try to encourage our clients to create a fairly simple equation of words that describes how a company makes money. For example it might start with the sales funnel: "Initial leads generated x our percentage turned into face-to-face meetings x our percentage turned into demo or p... Read more