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About Dave

Simply said, I am passionate about helping you reach your full potential. I've turned my 25 years of experience and extensive coach training into helping my clients be the best versions of themselves. In my most recent role as Director of Executive Education at Vanderbilt, I developed custom learning engagements for clients large and small so know how to make learning "sticky".  I’m in the business of helping you and your organization succeed. 


When I’m not coaching, you can find me at the Ryman Auditorium, on the golf course, in the kitchen, or spending family time with my wife Heather, son Wright and daughter Margo.

Dave Goodridge, Executive Coach Nashville.  Career coach in Nashvlle


  • Graduate of Newfield Network coach training program (ICF certified training program)

Certified coach from newfield network
  • MBA from Owen Graduate School of Management at Vanderbilt University

Nashville executive coach, Nashville ledership coach
  • BS from the School of Hotel Administration at Cornell University

experienced executive coach in Nahville
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