David Hayes, ITBMC, Director of Internal IT
In 2022, David joined Maner Costerisan’s Technology department as the Director of Internal IT. A proven and predictive Information Technology executive, David is an effective leader and communicator with over 20 years of experience. He leads the firm’s internal IT function and is responsible for establishing IT vision and strategy that aligns with corporate strategy and goals.
David’s love of analytic processing and solutioning is what drove him to enter the IT industry. He’s passionate about transforming business by utilizing lean principles and interacting with internal and external customers to define and execute solutions to business problems.
David has the unique ability to simplify complex processes and transition ideas into leading-edge emerging technology and scalable systems. A change management cultivator and developer of people, he’s driven to cultivate digital transformation and is talented in software and hardware solutions. Experienced in building and managing self-sustaining, scalable infrastructures, support, and organizational and technical teams, David’s leadership philosophy and work ethic was developed from Active-Duty military service both domestically and abroad.
A graduate of Southern New Hampshire University and MIT Executive Management, David possesses a Bachelor of Arts in Operations and Project Management, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning and Robotics. In 2021, David was nominated for CIO of the Year. He was a finalist of four and finished second.
David lives in Brighton, Michigan, with his wife and has three children and one granddaughter. In his free time, David enjoys open water diving, golfing, mentoring and developing younger IT folks and volunteering for various veterans’ organizations.
For me, the mission and values that drive me would be to treat all as I would want to be treated. Have patience, listen, and communicate effectively. Understand your audience with compassion and humility.
Years of Experience
Project Management Institute (PMI)
Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW)
Disabled American Veterans (DAV)
IT Business Manager Certification (ITBMC)