David Wendkos

Having spent over 30 years in sales, management, and leadership, and more than a decade in training and development, David’s helped a wide array of professionals achieve and surpass their goals, along with those of their organizations, while at the same time, enjoying their lives more fully than ever before.

A serial entrepreneur, David’s record is one of consistent success, having owned and operated businesses in numerous industries, including a new car dealership, a landscape & architectural lighting firm, and a Sandler Training franchise.

During his time with Sandler, David’s clientele ranged from individual entrepreneurs to large enterprises with revenue in the billions and spanned more than 25 different industry verticals.

He trained, coached, and mentored at every level, from front line staff to members of the C-Suite. Utilizing time tested, proven systems and processes, David called on his knowledge, skills, and expertise to address individual and organizational growth and development challenges, particularly in areas like leadership, sales, and revenue generation, along with communication skills, customer care, staffing, and management. 

Most recently, David founded The Lead Rhino, through which he and his team work with clients to identify and implement the most effective tools, tactics, and processes for maximizing their success in online business efforts. 

David’s been a featured guest on multiple national podcasts, served as a keynote speaker for local, national, and international events, and he’s hosted webinars drawing attendees from around the globe.

David holds a B.A. in Economics from Emory University, where he also earned multiple All-Conference honors as a member of the school’s NCAA swim team. Raised just outside Philadelphia on the Main Line, today David lives in Annapolis, Maryland with his wife, Rayna, his children, Lindsey and Evan, and his dog, Cosmo.