Dave Phelps

Account Executive


dave.phelps@esp.com | 612.337.9198

As Account Executive, Dave thrives at building connections with new clients, identifying their talent needs, and solving problems. He works closely with tech hiring managers throughout the Twin Cities, and partners with ESP's internal team to identify mutually beneficial opportunities for our clients and IT consultants. Prior to joining the ESP team, Dave gained 20 years of experience working in account growth and management. His sales experience combined with his foundation as a Developer and Network Administrator uniquely qualifies him to better understand the challenges facing his clients.

Dave holds a B.A. in Business and Public Administration from the University of Puget Sound in Washington. He has enjoyed high involvement volunteering with Orono High School sports teams, formerly serving as a board member, web master, and team manager for the Youth Hockey Association, and is currently rounding out his final season as a booster for Orono High School's soccer and tennis teams. Dave has been involved with the Minneapolis Heart Institute, International Crane Foundation, and the Tracy Lane Foundation.

To Me, Placing People First Means...

understanding that everyone is important, treating them with respect, and supporting them as a client, candidate, or part of the ESP team.


Favorite Quote:

"Simplicity in all things is the secret of the wilderness and one of its most valuable lessons."—Sigurd F. Olson

Loves Hockey


Early Riser

From A Client's Perspective:

"I view Dave and ESP as my partners because of the excellent service they've provided, and I plan to continue working closely with Dave in the future."