Hall of Fame: Dave Workman: All About the Journey
Career decisions present themselves quite definitively at times, and much more subtly at others. Having the courage to take a leap of faith when all you have is hope is an exercise of self-knowledge and determination. Dave Workman had one, if not more, of those moments, each step leading him to his current position as president and COO of the ProSource buying group.
Upon learning that Workman would be inducted into Dealerscope's Hall of Fame, Murray Huppin, president of Huppin's and OneCall and a colleague and friend of Workman's for two decades, said he thought, "'Really? He hasn't been given this honor before?'" Once you survey Workman's career, this sentiment is understandable.
Workman started, like many in the consumer electronics industry, at a family-owned business: namely, at his family's electronics store in Deadwood, S.D. He worked there while going to college, with aspirations to be a lawyer. But after marrying Laura, with whom he