Director of Strategic Accounts
Dave is responsible for the strategic business development of NEXT Innovation Solutions. With more than 25 years of strategy and insights experience for natural products and active lifestyle companies, Dave is known for successfully positioning purposeful brands through qualitative insights and innovative product development.
Prior to joining New Hope, Dave was a Senior Strategist and Planner for the Product Innovation Group at Crispin, Porter & Bogusky (CP+B), one of the leading advertising and creative agencies in the U.S. While at CP+B, Dave led strategy for the Product Innovation Group that successfully won and worked with clients including Domino’s, Kraft, Coke, Microsoft, Best Buy, Activision and Volkswagen. CP+B acquired Radar Communications in 2007, a market research, branding and strategy agency. Dave was actively involved with Brammo Electric Motorcycles, Green Garage, Patagonia, North Face, Kelty, Quick Silver, HP, Levi’s, Intel, and Unilever (Axe).
Dave is also a co-founder of BCycle, the first modern bike-share system in the U.S. that is currently in 19 cities. He commutes year round by bike, covering 6,000 feet a day.
Dave is a graduate of Rollins College where he earned a B.S. in Psychology.