Dave Stahlman

Dave Stahlman


“The Federal Government has an unmatched ability to achieve its critical goals when objectives are clear and aligned to stakeholder needs, the workforce is on board and capable, and technology is applied wisely. Effective strategy defines, communicates, and guides the actions needed for success.”


Dave Stahlman is an experienced strategist and consultant with 20 years of experience helping government agencies, non-profits, and commercial organizations improve mission performance and organizational efficiency. He has focused his consulting career in developing solutions related to business strategy, organizational analysis and improvement, performance-based decision-making, and behavioral science.

Dave identifies the key issues facing organizations, whether must-have mission capabilities or internal organizational pitfalls, and designs holistic, integrated, and effective solutions to address them. A certified Project Management Professional (PMP), Dave links approaches for structured innovation with extensive experience in making new ideas practical and actionable.

Before joining Arc Aspicio, Dave spent more than 18 years with Accenture’s Federal practice leading strategy and organizational improvement efforts while also guiding large transformational programs. He has also served as a civil servant for the Department of Defense and in uniform as a Surface Warfare Officer in the US Navy.


  • Northwestern University, B.A., Computer Studies

  • MIT, Sloan School of Management, M.B.A.

Areas of Expertise

  • Strategic Planning (Organizational and Human Capital)

  • Operating Model and Business Architecture Development

  • Performance Management and Balanced Scorecard Development

  • Organizational Diagnostics and Capability Development

  • Strategic Communications and Stakeholder Management

Areas of Interest

  • Customs and Border

  • Immigration

  • Disaster Preparedness and Management

  • Emergency Alerting and Communications


* Arc Aspicio |

Arc Aspicio is a management, strategy, and technology consulting firm that takes a mission-oriented approach to complex client challenges. Focused on innovation, Arc Aspicio provides services in strategy, design, human capital, operations, analytics and visualization, technology and information sharing. The company is known for a strong, collaborative culture that values gratitude, provides leadership opportunities, and explores the future. Our teams take a human-centered approach to working with clients and are flexible and responsive within dynamic Government client environments where missions evolve and new priorities arise sometimes even daily. We thrive on these situations and promote continuous improvement and new ideas. And, #welovedogs! Follow us on Twitter @arcaspicio or learn more at www.arcaspicio.com.

Lynn Ann Casey / Chief Executive Officer info@arcaspicio.com 703.465.2060