David Giwerc MCC, MCAC, is a Master Certified ADHD Coach with the Professional Association of ADHD Coaches and a Master Certified Coach with the International Coach Federation. He is also the founder and president of the ADD Coach Academy, the first and largest comprehensive ADHD coach training program fully accredited by ICF and PAAC, the governing bodies of the life coaching and ADHD coaching professions. Giwerc has an internationally recognized coaching practice dedicated to empowering ADHD entrepreneurs, executives, and CEOs from businesses of all sizes. As past president of ADDA, he was instrumental in the formation of US Senate Resolution 390, which declared National ADHD Awareness Day. As a veteran ADDA board member, he was involved in the development of their “Guiding Principles for Coaching Individuals with ADHD.” Currently, he serves on the professional advisory boards of ADDA and PAAC, and is a former board member of the American Professional Society of ADHD and Related Disorders. Giwerc shares his unique and effective coaching models in his groundbreaking book, Permission to Proceed: The Keys to Creating a Life of Passion, Purpose, and Possibility for Adults with ADHD. In 2016, he was inducted into the CHADD Hall of Fame and received the ACO Founders Award. He was also one of the authors of pioneering research on character strengths in adults with ADHD, which received one of the four best poster research awards at the 2016 APSARD conference. As a spokesperson for the ADHD coaching profession, he has been featured in numerous national publications, radio shows, and television programs.