David Crowley is Principal Consultant for Exemplary Performance, LLC based in Annapolis, MD. David has over 15 years of experience in the field of Human Performance Technology (HPT), and is certified in Dr. Joe Harless’ ABCD toolset including Front End Analysis (FEA) and Job Aids.
A 1988 graduate of the U.S. Coast Guard Academy, David recently retired from the U. S. Coast Guard as a Captain (O-6). His last assignment was Deputy Assistant Director of Maritime Missions at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Domestic Nuclear Detection Office where he facilitated the performance capabilities of thousands of state and local law enforcement and first responder personnel in radiological detection for national security.
David has conducted several noteworthy FEAs including the operational performance and maintenance requirements for the Coast Guard’s acquisition of the 47-foot Motor Lifeboat with over 150 vessels placed in service across the country. Additionally, he was Commanding Officer of a major operational training center responsible for ensuring the operational readiness of response units throughout the Pacific theatre, and was Deputy Director of the agency’s Leadership Development Center where more than 6000 agency personnel were trained annually in more than 30 course offerings. Operationally, David has extensive federal law enforcement and search and rescue operations experience which included command of a patrol boat in the Gulf of Mexico and Deputy Sector Commander in Los Angeles, CA.
In addition to his bachelor’s degree, David holds an MPA and an MSEd from Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA.