David Babcock Joins Lodestar Consulting as Principal, Business Development

Lodestar Consulting, Inc. is excited to share that David Babcock is joining Lodestar Consulting as Business Development Department Lead, effective May 2, 2022.

Dave comes to Lodestar from the Greentree Group, where he spent the past 20 years growing the company in his role as Principal and Director. Prior to Greentree, Dave spent more than 30 years enlisted in the United States Air Force, ultimately retiring as the Comptroller and Senior Enlisted Military Leader at the Headquarters Air Force Materiel Command, Financial Management Directorate (HQ AFMC/FM). At Lodestar, Dave will use his considerable experience and skills to strengthen Lodestar’s existing client and teaming partner relationships while building new, lasting partnerships with clients and industry teammates; uncover client needs and help develop solutions to meet those needs; and assist Lodestar in strategically growing its business to support and advance the mission of our Federal and Department of Defense clients.

“Dave’s focus on people, commitment to excellence, market knowledge, and strategic planning skills will be a tremendous addition to our team as we continue to support our clients and growth of our company,” said Ambarish Mhaskar, President, Lodestar Consulting. “I believe Dave will be a great fit within our organization as we share the same values in our commitment to value and develop our team, dedication to support our clients, and in serving our community. We are fortunate to have the opportunity to work with him, and are excited to welcome him to the team.”


“I couldn’t be more honored and thrilled than to work with Ambarish and all of Lodestar’s professionals. The opportunity to play a role in growing our company, and the awesome culture in which to do it in, still has me in smiling from ear to ear. I’m truly looking forward to working with, and supporting, our Team! A heartfelt ‘Hello’ and Thanks to everyone – let’s do this!”
- Dave Babcock

Dave is actively involved across many Department of Defense, Air Force, and local community initiatives. Among these, he serves as a Board Member for the Air and Space Forces Association (AFA), where he supports the AFA mission to educate, advocate, and support Airmen, Guardians, and their families. He is also actively involved with the Fisher House Foundation, serving as a Board Member. The Fisher House supports military and veteran families by building comfort homes at military and VA medical centers around the world, where family members can stay for free while a loved one is in the hospital. Dave is also highly involved as a Council Member of the Village of Enon, OH. On the personal side, Dave’s been married to his bride Connie for 40 years, he’s the drummer in the Praise Band at church, and he (and Connie) are hosting a foreign exchange student from Germany!


ABOUT LODESTAR CONSULTING, INC. Lodestar Consulting, Inc. is a small business committed to serving the Federal Sector by helping our clients navigate complex business challenges through the alignment of people, process, systems, technology, and innovation. To learn more, visit www.lodestarcs.com.