No one was happier when the Buckeyes of THE Ohio State University won the football national championship than Dave Dickey. "I admit I am a big fan, the flag-in-the-front-yard fan, the whole deal," he laughs.
A health care executive who has helped develop health plans as we know them in his work with Definity Health and RedBrick Health, few know his secret passion is announcing football and basketball games, which he does for a local high school. "He is a natural at it," said one longtime friend. "I think he'd actually love to be a comedian."
This ability helps him in his current role as CEO at Second Story Sales. An engaging speaker, he helps companies develop sales methods and strategies in seminars and in his consulting practice. He is also a well-known speaker at conferences on subjects ranging from sales methods to his own entrepreneurial background. Non-profits attend his seminars to get help in development, for example. "I don’t charge non-profits," he says. "Before AsssumeGoodwill, it was my own way of giving back."