The co-author of Good Works!, David Hessekiel owns and leads Cause Marketing Forum, Inc. (CMFI), a firm that educates, inspires and brings together professionals pursuing both purpose and profits in the U.S. and Canada.
Hessekiel’s insights into pursuing a combination of profit and purpose and peer-to-peer fundraising, have made him a sought-after speaker in the US and overseas. He is also a frequently quoted source for notable media outlets, such as The New York Times, USA Today, The Wall Street Journal, National Public Radio, CNN and The Chronicle of Philanthropy. A regular blogger on Forbes.com, and CMFI’s own outlets – David Hessekiel has demonstrated a strong conviction that companies can simultaneously build a better world and their bottom line.
The recipient of a BA from Wesleyan University and an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business, Hessekiel is a former journalist, publishing and consumer marketing executive and consultant. The father of two daughters, Hessekiel lives in Rye, New York with his wife, the writer, Andrea Atkins Hessekiel.