David is the lead marketing, business development, strategy and communications strategist for Creative Expansion. He helps move ideas and messages forward for founders and business leaders creating profits with positive impact.
Previously, he led new partner memberships, business development, and sales for GameChangers. Similar to how Fortune 500 ranks organizations on revenue, GameChangers ranks the top For-Benefit companies, such as Patagonia, Tesla, Whole Foods, and IDEO, based on their ability to make a profound positive impact using business as a force for good. After leading the research process to create the GC500 list, David’s clients included for-benefit brand leaders like Etsy, Zappos, Deepak Chopra’s Chopra Center, Getaround, and Recology.
He is also the co-author of The Tactics of Hope: How Social Entrepreneurs Are Changing Our World (with mentor and author Wilford Welch; foreword by Desmond Tutu). He speaks at events on topics including for-benefit business, evolved enterprises, purpose-driven leadership, corporate social responsibility, design thinking, and empathic collaboration.
David also serves as an advisory board member of The Fourth Sector Council, helping to gather information on all organizations that have a primarily social and/or environmental purpose through commercial activity.