For over 15 years, Dave has strategically sipped his way into the world of spirits, launching and developing new brands and helping iconic institutions regain their consumer mindshare. Focusing on live experiences and brand partnerships, Dave refined his skills working for a boutique PR agency taking on every creative endeavor and strategic challenge he could get his hands on. With a focus on strategic planning and marketing execution and integration, Dave has had the opportunity to work on a variety of consumer brands ranging from technology to fashion.
Always finding his way back to the spirits world, he has had the opportunity to represent some of his personal favorites coast to coast working with every aspect of the industry from distributors to bartenders. From his agency days to his current consulting work he has had the pleasure developing campaigns and advising on brand and marketing strategy for Microsoft, HTC, T-Mobile, Glenfiddich, The Balvenie, Drambuie, William Grant & Sons, Bacardi Innovations, Diageo and the only brand he would consider a friend – Hendrick’s Gin.
Currently he is crossing the country slinging a new brandy he and his partners developed called Western Grace which is sourced from La Mancha Spain. Dave oversees strategy for marketing, sales and product and brand development along with representing his team as the brand and spirits industry expert.