Boards and Networks

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics


 The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics is the world's largest organization of food and nutrition professionals. David is a Public Member of the Academy's board.

Academy Website

Family Farmed

Good Food Accelerator Cohorts

 FamilyFarmed is a non-profit organization committed to expanding the production, marketing and distribution of locally grown and responsibly produced food, in order to enhance the social, economic, and environmental health of our communities.  David serves on their board.

FamilyFarmed Website

Rubicon Organics


Rubicon Organics was founded in 2014 by a small group of cannabis entrepreneurs who have grown into an industry recognized company, with 2 world-renowned facilities and a portfolio of leading cannabis brands. David is a member of the Board of Directors

Rubicon Website

A.T. Kearney


 A.T. Kearney is a global management consulting firm that focuses on strategic and operational CEO-agenda issues. David is a Partner Emeritus with the firm.

AT Kearney website

Global Midwest Alliance


 Global Midwest Alliance is a business-led, region-wide, not-for-profit education organization dedicated to transforming the Midwest into an internationally recognized leader in innovation and business growth.   David is an adviser to their Food Industry Forum

Alliance website



Field+Farmer brings people closer to their food by making sustainable sourced and produced food that nourishes the body and our planet, with dips, salad dressings, and juices. David serves as an adviser to Field+Farmer

Field+Farmer website

Naturally Chicago


Naturally Chicago’s mission is to foster sustainable and responsible practices while stimulating conscious growth, entrepreneurship and exceptional leadership in the region’s natural and consumer products sector.  Dave serves on the board of directors