With over 15 years of C-level leadership and business consulting, Donald Houde is president of Houde Consulting, a business consulting firm assisting clients in the management, design, development and implementation of business/operational processes and technology solutions. His extremely diverse background and skill set uniquely position him to provide precise, solid, actionable guidance in a multitude of disciplines, including Business Analysis, Data Management, Executive Leadership, Cloud Computing, Governance, Idea Implementation and IV&V.
Donald Houde and Houde Consulting have spent many years assisting companies and organizations in many disciplines:
Often described as a thought leader and innovative solutions provider, the depth and breadth of Donald's experience and knowledge enable him to quickly grasp the larger context of each assignment, giving his clients scalable solutions, pertinent to all levels from the immediate need to the larger, enterprise-wide implications and considerations.
He approaches his engagements with a sensitivity to the needs of all stakeholders as well as a precise understanding of the assigned mission. With his mentoring leadership and clear-minded strategies and tactics, he has repeatedly improved the efficiency, profits, growth and management of his client entities, who often express their appreciation for his diplomatic style.
Donald Houde is also generous with his personal time, having volunteered his skills to Salvation Army programs, the Humane Society, the Sandra Day O'Connor House, as a coach in high school basketball, volleyball, soccer and football, as a lifeguard and as a Master Gardener. He is also an accomplished athlete, an avid bicyclist and a marathoner, having completed 54 marathons and several triathlons, including Ironman.