"Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing about."

Benjamin Franklin

As a VP and partner at Walker Sands, Dave leads the Marketing Strategy and Branding group that focuses on integrated marketing, brand and product identity, and messaging. An expert in bringing together PR, Demand Gen, content and creative to drive measurable business results, he serves as senior strategist and consultant for clients like Miller Heiman Group, Globant, Essendant and CloudCraze. A storyteller at heart, Dave spent nearly a decade as a newspaper reporter and editor before joining Walker Sands.

Dave is a Chicago native and lifelong resident. He holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Illinois and an MBA from Aurora University.