David J. Melville

Meet David J. Melville

David J. Melville

Founder and Chairman
WinterWyman Corporate
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WinterWyman was founded in 1972 by Dave Melville who named his startup after the two streets that intersected in front of his office.  Dave continues to serve as Chairman of the Company.  Starting with five employees, Dave has grown WinterWyman into one of the largest privately-owned talent acquisition firms in the Northeast.  Over the years, his entrepreneurial spirit has resulted in the establishment of seven corporations under The WinterWyman Companies umbrella.  His insistence on always putting the customer first, and developing managers and staff that executed in this fashion, has resulted in the company gaining its sterling reputation.  Dave’s personal belief in giving back to the community is reflected in the company’s values and community development initiatives.  Dave is a graduate of Boston College and Harvard Business School’s Owner/President Management Program.  After Boston College, he served five years as a Naval Aviator in the U.S. Marine Corps attaining the rank of Captain.  Prior to founding WinterWyman, Dave worked for the placement firm of EP Reardon Associates.