Dave Appino

Principal and Chief Operating Officer

Vice President Dave Appino has 25 years of experience in leadership development and executive recruitment, market research, and product development. He has been a leader in the design, development, and delivery of integrated talent management consulting services.

These services – tailored by Dave to individual, team and enterprise levels – enable organizations to strengthen their leadership teams from within as well as through the acquisition of external talent. Dave’s work has positively impacted a variety of entities, from small, not-for-profit companies to Fortune 500 organizations.

He is responsible for NuBrick Partners’ project management: assessment of client needs, project design and implementation. He collaborates with clients to create internal alignment for key positions and provides real-time market information to help organizations make decisions regarding leadership and talent.

Dave achieved Human Capital Strategist (HCS) certification through the Human Capital Institute in 2010. He has also received the Academy for Healthcare Management professional designation (PAHM) and published a variety of industry-related articles.

Prior to joining the healthcare-focused Furst Group and NuBrick Partners, he was employed at a national professional-services firm across multiple industries with Fortune 500 companies such as Motorola, Johnson & Johnson, BASF, and Eastman Kodak. Dave graduated with honors from Augustana College (Illinois), where he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in business administration and psychology.