David Ball

David Ball


Top Secret/SCI with CI Poly

Highly analytical, motivated, and performance-driven professional offering immeasurable experience in managing daily operational aspects of a $100M business unit. Competent in addressing complex problems to effect dramatic improvements in efficiency, productivity, and business processes towards successful attainment of organizational goals. Leadership experience centered upon practices to build teams and create a work environment focused on coaching and mentoring. Possess a strong knowledge of Excel and Access with a desire to utilize these tools to bring value and efficiency to the organization. 

Core Competencies

Business Analysis, Strategic Planning and Execution, Data Research and Analysis, Financial Forecasting, Process Improvement, P&L Management, Change Leadership, Cost Analysis

Work History

Work History
Sep 2011 - Jan 2012

District Manager

  • Provide leadership and strategic direction to Team Leaders in support of National objectives
  • Mentor Team Leaders in areas of change leadership, emotional intelligence, and business acumen
  • Strategic planning emphasizing communication, accountability, and recognition. Develop timeliness and quality action plans to improve metrics across all teams
  • Communicate District successes and objectives through monthly meetings with Regional Vice-President and quarterly meetings with Senior Management
  • Monthly review of District P&L and review of cost initiatives in the District
  • Monitor resource allocation, to include Independent Contractors and overtime, to ensure greatest return on investment
Apr 2008 - Sep 2011

Business Operations Manager

  • Forecasted monthly and quarterly revenue across all contracts on a $100M P&L. Developed production and cost strategies to reach financial targets
  • Formulated and tracked performance and quality metrics and trends across the Business Unit. Provided strategic direction based on Key Performance Indicator trends and performance.
  • Worked closely with the District Managers and Work Load Leaders to ensure optimal operational performance. Performed monthly budget to actual reviews with District Managers.
  • Developed presentations to communicate Business Unit performance and provided direction to achieve business goals
  • Created cost-savings initiatives to exceed earnings objectives. Included setting targets for use of overtime and providing guidance to District Managers regarding resource utilization levers based on workload and company objectives. Monthly review of Business Unit and District P&L statements and costs.
  • Worked in conjunction with the Regional Vice-President to increase production performance to drive revenue growth
  • Coordinated national detailing on a monthly basis, ensuring maximum impact at the least cost. Developed a National Detailing Process encompassing all aspects of travel to include selection of detailing locations, actions for sending and receiving locations, and tracking of detailee performance.
Nov 2006 - Apr 2008

Team Leader

  • Led team of 20 Investigators, communicating company priorities to drive production of team to exceed company goals
  • Trained, developed, and mentored Investigators through check-rides, one-on-one meetings, and daily communication.
  • Tracked Investigator statistics and trends to lead individual investigators towards higher production
  • Served as Acting District Manager in absence of District Manager
Feb 2002 - Nov 2006

Senior Investigator

  • Conducted background investigations on individuals in, or seeking to obtain, Federal positions involving national security or public trust.
  • Interviewed all people pertinent to a case including the subject of the investigation, co-workers, former spouses, neighbors, developed references, and medical personnel.
  • Led a month long detail of twenty-one investigators in the local area. Provided advice and guidance regarding investigations and local culture. Assigned cases and tracked detailee production.
  • Trained new investigators and assist the Team Leader in continued on-the-job training of investigators which includes supervising initial interviews and reviewing reports.
  • Conducted 2004 Presidential Rank Award investigations to verify the accomplishments of Senior Executives recommended for the rank of Distinguished Executive. Interviews included high-level officials including agency directors.



Bachelors of Arts

James Madison University

December 1998


University of Maryland University College

Expect degree June 2013

Top Secret - Counter Intelligence Polygraph