Dr. David C. Pickard works directly with business owners who are interested in beginning the exit planning process and contemplating the ultimate sale of their companies. He is responsible for the education, initial review, analysis, and recommendation of qualified companies to enter the M&A process with Generational Group.

Prior to joining the Generational Group, Dr. Pickard served as a Senior Vice President for several large privately-held consumer products companies. Dr. Pickard began his career and spent many years with Stanley Black & Decker, eventually managing key strategic business units for 10,000+ world-wide Walmart stores and Sam’s Clubs. Dr. Pickard’s experience with Stanley Black & Decker also includes several buy side mergers and acquisitions integrations most notably Porter-Cable Delta and Vector Industries.

Dr. Pickard is an entrepreneur is his own right, has owned and currently owns several small businesses in the manufacturing, construction, and real estate industries. He is passionate about helping as many business owners as possible see the value of having a well-defined exit strategy. Dr. Pickard invested several years researching business owners and exit strategy planning for his doctoral dissertation project.

Dr. Pickard earned his Doctor of Business Administration degree from the University of South Florida MUMA college of business, a world-renowned top ranked DBA program. Dr. Pickard also holds a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of South Florida, as well as a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management from Southwestern Assemblies of God University.