David Ibarra - Managing Director / Portfolio
President / CEO
of IBG - eLeaderTech
David Ibarra is a leadership consultant and entrepreneur. David is a managing director for Portfolio and founder of IBG, Inc., and eLeaderTech, Inc. David received a U.S. Patent for his performance management software "Executing the Standards®".
David Ibarra's background spans highly successful careers in the hospitality and automotive industries. David was the General Manager of a large metropolitan automobile dealership for nearly 10 years and has held many other leadership positions within the retail automotive industry. David Ibarra served as Director of Training for the Western United States and District Manager of Operations for the Marriott Corporation prior to entering the automotive industry. David also owned and operated several successful restaurants in the Western United States.
David Ibarra is very active in community and government affairs; in 2010 David was the recipient of an Honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters from the Salt Lake Community College. In 1999 David was appointed by President Clinton to serve on the prestigious U.S. Air Force Academy Board of Visitors. David Ibarra also served on the Utah Private Industry Council, the Central Region Council for the Utah Department of Workforce Services, the Utah New Vehicle Franchise Board, and the Utah Hispanic Chamber of Commerce.
David Ibarra currently serves as a board member for the Salt Lake International Airport Advisory Board, the Latino Leaders Network, and the Ibarra Foundation.
David created the Ibarra Foundation in 2004 to invest in the future success of the Latino community by making a college education possible for Latino students living in the communities where the David Ibarra Companies are located. Currently, seven students are receiving full tuition scholarships from his foundation, six in the state of Utah and one in Costa Rica.
David enjoys speaking at public and private events across the U.S. and engaging large groups of professionals about creating the tools necessary to discover untapped opportunity and turn it into vast success. By creating "Executing the Standards®" he has been able to study, formulate and implement the ETS "Cycle of Success" in his own life to creatively combine his business, community and civic interests.