Vice President, Business Development

David Ernst joined Measured Progress in August 2016. He leads business development and proposals for the large-scale general education, special education, and enterprise assessment services business segments. His team represents the voice of the customer across the organization to develop innovative solutions, customized to meet the unique needs of national clients.

Dave has more than 25 years of experience in educational assessment and product development. In 17 years at Pearson, he served as Vice President in new product development, business development and program management, and research to practice. Dave brings an entrepreneurial approach to leading and growing new business through innovative solution design, excellence in service delivery, and strong customer relationships. Previously, he held key roles in program management at Rockwell Collins, and received a patent for a GPS antenna apparatus.

Dave earned a Bachelor of Science, Mechanical Engineering and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Iowa.

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