"Two of my most prized possessions are an oar and flag — retirement gifts from the U.S. Navy, signifying 23 years of active duty. The flag was flown over the USS Arizona Memorial. This is what continues to drive me to accomplish goals."

Daryl Davis

Director, Business

(501) 400-1003

Daryl retired from the U.S. Navy after 23 years of service. He served tours aboard several nuclear power submarines and completed various Special Operations Deployments to the Northern Pacific Ocean, including operations under the polar ice where the USS Pintado surfaced at the North Pole. Daryl also served at various recruiting commands, including the Navy Recruiting Command’s Inspector General’s Office, and served as Command Master Chief and Chief Recruiter for Region WEST Recruiting Command in Oakland, California until he retired in 2005.

Daryl completed his Bachelor’s Degree with Magna Cum Laude distinction in Management/Human Resources at Park University, and his Master of Science Degree in Operations Management at the University of Arkansas Fayetteville, College of Engineering. 

He began his new career at Cromwell in 2005 where he is the Business Director and serves on the Board of Directors as a principal of the firm. He has also served as a past-Board Member for the Central Arkansas Human Resources Association where he served as Vice President of Finance. Daryl enjoys the opportunity to continue to serve clients at military installations in order to provide quality facilities for service members still serving our country. 

Daryl and his wife, Nikki, have four children. His hobbies are whatever his kids are involved in, including music and being a crew chief on his son’s dirt track race car.

What excites you about your work?

Helping others to be successful by obtaining needed tools and resources.

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Very few people know that I...

Surfaced at the North Pole on a submarine on June 16, 1987 and conducted liberty call on the ice for 8 hours.

What is the best advice you've ever been given?

Every "NO" is one step closer to a "YES"; Never give up, because opportunities may change.