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.

Mr. Ernst has many years of experience in educational assessment and product development. His assessment experience includes executive roles in new product development, business development, program management, and research to practice. Mr. Ernst brings an entrepreneurial approach to leading and growing new business through innovative design, excellence in service delivery, and strong customer relationships. Previously, he worked in the defense electronics industry, where he held key roles in engineering and program management and received a patent for a GPS antenna apparatus.

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