David Ballew

David Ballew


David Ballew provides global contingent workforce and MSP solutions design to companies across the globe. The recruitment industry recognizes David for his strength in managed service provider strategy, creative thought leadership, global operational excellence, and successful business development. David is the founder of MSP GURU.

For over 25 years, David has focused on managed service provider (MSP) and contingent workforce solutions. David’s leadership experience spans the globe, including operations in North America, Europe, and most recently, consultative business development in EMEA/APAC. He has visited over 80 countries and is culturally aware and considered by many in the industry as the go-to for global initiatives.

Previously, David held leadership positions at Geometric Results, Inc.  (a subsidiary of MSX International/Bain Capital) and served at Kelly Services, Inc. for six years where he led in the creation of Kelly’s first managed service provider solution.

Ballew holds a bachelor’s degree from Regent’s University in London, UK, studied law and business management in the United States, and holds numerous industry certifications.

— Inside Supply Management – Magazine Publication by ISM North America
— Bureau of Business Practice – Simon & Schuster, Interview Article – Procurement Service

Guest Speaker: Staffing World 2019, American Staffing Association – MSP Growth
Guest Speaker: VectorVMS Global Client Conference – Supplier Diversity
Staffing Industry Analysts (SIA): Contingent Workforce Risk Forum

Institute for Supply Management (ISM) Certifications:
– Cost-Effective Supply Chain Management
– Driving Down Costs through Cost/Price Analysis
– Effective Strategies: Building Purchasing Value for your Organisation
– Reducing & Controlling Cost with Cost-Containment Strategies
– Enlisting Finance Support to Help Reduce Supply Risk

MSX International:
– Six-Sigma Green Belt
– Maximizing Performance
– Leadership Communication

AON Insurance and Risk Management

Foley & Lardner LLP
– Purchasing Law Bootcamp
– How to Manage Your Contracts with Financially Distressed Companies