Our Executive Leadership Team ensures that DAI’s passion for development is delivered with the discipline of a business. Embracing the rigors of the marketplace—competition and innovation—they set the standards for a company dedicated to delivering both development results and development value. The Executive Leadership Team reports to DAI’s Board of Directors.
President and Chief Executive Officer
Jim has worked at the forefront of economic development issues for more than 30 years in more than 30 countries.
Senior Vice President, Strategy and Information Technology Group
Jean leads the firm’s work on strategy, market analysis, external relations, and communications.
Chief Financial Officer
Michael has more than 20 years of management and consulting experience, including in strategic planning, mergers and acquisitions, business process integration, and 11 years in public accounting with Price Waterhouse, Coopers & Lybrand, and Johnson Lambert.
Senior Vice President and Managing Director, DAI Europe
Christopher leads DAI’s operations in Europe and oversees our work for clients such as the U.K. Department for International Development and the European Commission
Senior Vice President, U.S. Government Business Unit
Zan leads the development, marketing, and delivery of DAI’s technical solutions for the U.S. government services market.
Senior Vice President, Human Resources
Laura’s career spans 25 years in human resources management for both nonprofit and for-profit organizations.
Senior Vice President and General Counsel
Helle is DAI’s principal legal advisor, responsible for managing all of the firm’s legal affairs.