The University of St. Thomas

School of Engineering

David L Wondra

Adjunct Faculty
Phone: 651-962-5750

Mail OSS101
2115 Summit Ave.
St. Paul, MN 55105

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Dave Wondra works with people who want to become strong, focused leaders who act on what they care about.  This work is fulfilled through WondraGroup, a private practice started in 1999.  Prior to that, Dave held a variety of leadership positions at Wilson Learning Worldwide, Quali Tech, The Pillsbury Company, and Green Giant.  He received his Professional Coaching Certification in Individual and Organizational Coaching from the Hudson Institute of Santa Barbara.  While at the Hudson Institute, he studied with Frederic Hudson, one of the founders of the Coaching profession.  Dave earned a Professional Certified Coach designation from the International Coach Federation, holds a Master of Arts in Industrial Relations degree from the University of Minnesota, and a Bachelor of Science degree in Business from Minnesota State University. He received his group facilitation training from InterAction Associates, and is certified to facilitate leadership development, career planning, life renewal, and coach training workshops.  

Dave has authored several articles on the subjects of purpose and renewal, and recently wrote a chapter on finding purposeful work for a McGraw Hill/Irwin college textbook.  He has more interesting books than could ever be read in a lifetime, and is actively involved in prairie restoration and playing trumpet professionally in the Minneapolis area.