||David Montour is part of the Project Management Program and teaches three core project management courses; Principles & Practices, Planning & Scheduling, and the Project Management Capstone. In the Contract Management Certificate Program he teaches Contract Administration and Monitoring, and has over 28 years of portfolio, program, project, and contract management experience. He joined the military in the late 1970's and enjoyed a varied and rewarding career. He has been a leader, motivator, and trainer in a variety of functional settings; simulator and engineering management, domestic & international business development, curriculum development, training management, logistics support, supply chain services, portfolio/program and project management, proposal development, contract management, and information systems management. Each position has included aspects of developing a vision and growth strategies, training and developing leaders, building high performance teams, designing, and developing business processes, as well as performing successfully in the capacity of execution, implementation, delivery and closeout of several company innovations and initiatives. He holds two master’s degrees, one in information systems management, and the other in management and leadership. He has earned a post-graduate certificate in contract and project management, and earned his undergraduate degree in aeronautics. He is designated a project management professional (PMP)®, and is an active member of local chapters of community of practice. His complete knowledge in the creation of learning objectives, associated curriculum, training methodologies, and on-line course development, are used in a practical environment as an adjunct professor at Washington University in St Louis teaching a graduate course in change management, St Louis University where he developed and currently teaches online courses in project and contract management, as well as working with another local university teaching future business leaders principles essential for understanding the hypercompetitive business realm, specific economics issues, how to conduct effective cross-cultural/national interactions and how to develop strategies to meet business challenges. His experience working with organizations, suppliers, and customers from small startups to large Fortune 500 corporations, makes possible helping businesses understand the value of developing strategies geared towards establishing and maintaining sound financial, learning, and growth perspectives. His breadth and depth in customer relationships has been built upon developing high performance leaders and teams and by following proven business process best practices. He is a current member of the St Louis Chapter for the Project Management Institute®, Program Managers Roundtable at Washington University and recently the The Skandalaris Center for Entrepreneurial Studies at Washington University. He has been working for the Boeing Company for eleven years, and has served in a multitude of engineering, program/project management, business development, contract management, training, and logistics roles. Montour is currently working as a portfolio manager specializing in strategic business growth and portfolio management for information technology leveraging challenging business opportunities to maximize profitability and market share. He lives and works in St Louis, Missouri with his wife and children. He is active in sports, in particular he has been an active distance runner for 31 years and also likes long distance road biking, and of course following his beloved Denver Broncos and all other Colorado sports teams.