Dave has over 25 years experience developing, growing, and turning around brands. His marketing career spans corporate giants Bristol Myers-Squibb, Kraft General Foods, The Dial Corporation, and Wendy’s International.
As Director of Marketing at Wendy’s he developed strategies and launched new products that produced an unprecedented 8-year run of same-store-sales growth that moved the company from #6 to #2 in restaurant market share.
Dave has also led marketing for a range of startups serving as VP of Marketing at Innovative Brands, SVP Marketing at Inventure Foods, and CMO at Esio Beverage. Dave is a brilliant strategist, who also has a very wry sense of humor. He works from his office in Phoenix, Arizona.