About David



 Food expert and industry leader, David informs and challenges audiences on global and domestic issues facing the food and beverage, agriculture, retail, and restaurant industries.  During his career David has managed operating companies, run food plants and consulted to leading global retail and consumer product companies in technology and supply chain strategies, brand growth and market positioning. He is a partner emeritus with A.T. Kearney, a global management-consulting firm. A champion of innovation in the food sector, he also works as a mentor with food startups.


Working together

With over 40 years experience in the food, beverage and consumer industry, David brings a wealth of operating and consulting experience to each client. He has worked with client teams of all types  from large multinationals to small companies and start-ups.



 Always committed to helping others with his perspective and leadership, David is an advisory board member of the Global Midwest Alliance, Here Foods and Good Food Accelerator. He also serves on the boards of Rubicon Organics, Family Farmed, a non-profit organization committed to expanding locally grown and responsibly produced food, and The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, the leading organization for the nations registered dietitians.