About Dave

Works with direct marketing organizations serving the Consumer and SMB segments to accelerate sales growth and profitability. Dave leverages his extensive DTC experience (apparel, sporting goods, computer hardware, consumer electronics, supplements, pet supplies, gift foods, premium cigars and imaging supplies) to help family, public, and private equity owned businesses increase sales, margins, and EBITDA by expanding customer counts, improving marketing ROI, and implementing industry best practices.

Executive Marketing Experience

  •  CEO, Online Tech Stores (PE owned)
  • Managing Director, Thompson Cigar
  • Chief Marketing Officer, Harry & David
  • SVP, E-Commerce, Petco (PE owned)
  • CEO, Healthy Directions (PE owned)
  • President & COO, Orchard Brands (PE owned)
  • Chief Marketing & Merchandising Officer, Circuit City
  • SVP/President, Circuit City Direct
  • Marketing Director, Dell (U.S. & Europe)
  • Director / GM, LL Bean - Ecommerce

Education

  • BA, Economics, University of Maine

Expertise

Industry Experience
  • Specialty Retail
  • Private Equity
Specialties
  • Omni-Channel Marketing
  • Sales Growth
  • Demand Generation
  • Strategic Marketing
    • Target Customer Segments
    • Brand Positioning
    • Customer Value Proposition

 

  • Marketing Execution
    • Demand Generation
    • Multi-channel Marketing (print and digital)
    • Omnichannel Sales (eCommerce, call center, retail stores, field sales)
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