I empower faith leaders to maximize their leadership potential. Through my book and keynote presentation, I show them how to overcome obstacles inherent to leadership, and develop success strategies with proven results.



Dr. David M. Walker is a voice of inspiration to many, and he believes that your most significant accomplishments are within your desire to be better than what you are today. 

Dr. Walker empowers faith leaders to maximize their leadership potential. Through his book and keynote presentation, he shows them how to overcome obstacles inherent to leadership and develop success strategies with proven results.

Growing up in the urban community of Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn, NY, Dr. Walker experienced the challenges and struggles that come with living in a community of drugs and gang violence. From this experience, Dr. Walker believes that education is the agent of a successful life.

Dr. Walker’s education includes a doctorate in education, a master’s degree in school administration, and a Master of Divinity degree in theology.

Dr. Walker is a professional leader. He is a former NYC school administrator. He is a former pastor, and Dr. Walker is a former NCAA Division 1 college basketball referee.

Dr. Walker is married to Emeline Toni. They have three adult children: David Jr., Tameeka, and Elizabeth. His greatest joy is his grandchildren: David III and Navy Rose.


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Leadership Development Training--The King Mentality

Exhibiting leadership ability demands significantly more than a tactical approach to solving problems. Great leaders are distinguished from the competition through a determined will to succeed. Dr. Walker demonstrates how to reach your inner greatness and be the winner you were born to become.

Black College Males and Spirituality

Dr. Walker’s talk is intrinsically reflective of his passion and observation of Black college males’ experiences. Dr. Walker uses his research to provide practitioners with a better understanding of how to address and potentially support Black college males with their spirituality and religious practices to combat negative messages they experience throughout their college lived experiences.

Leadership, Life & Transition

Dr. Walker leads the conversation on the topic of Leadership, Life & Transition. This talk intends to help you discover and live out your purpose and destiny in life.

The King Mentality: 7 Guiding Principles to Defeat Giants and Win at Everything Else

The King Mentality is a book that will guide you into living life in the winner’s circle. You are a winner and the King Mentality will inspire you to face your challenges with a mindset that says, “I can do it.” If the odds you are facing seem overwhelming, the King Mentality is the book that will set you on the path to producing a real success story in your life.

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