Alumni Stories

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Dave Anderson

Class of 1979

Dave left Joaquin in September of 1979 and moved to Wichita Falls. He began in the car business as a salesman and worked his way up to run a $300,000,000 automoive group in Palo Alto, California. Dave left the group in 1999 and began an international leadership training company, LearnToLead;

Dave has given over 1,200 workshops and speeches over the past twleve years on sales and leadership development and has spoken in fourteen countries.

Dave is author of twelve books, including the TKO Business Series, Up Your Business, If You Don’t Make Waves You’ll Drown , How to Run Your Business by THE BOOK, and How to Lead by THE BOOK.

He authors a monthly leadership column for two national magazines and his interviews and articles have appeared in hundreds of publications including: The Wall Street Journal, Investor’s Business Daily and US News & World Report. He was a featured speaker at the NADA Convention for ten straight years and is a frequent panelist on MSNBC’s Your Business show.

Dave, along with his wife Rhonda, is the co-founder of the Matthew 25:35 Foundation, whose mission is to bring food, housing, clothing, healing, and ministry to under-resourced and imprisoned people worldwide.

Dave and Rhonda have a daughter, Ashley (26) and have been married for nearly 30 years. They reside in the Los Angeles, California area.

Dave's primary hobby is the martial arts. He is a black belt in Tang Soo Do karate.

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