David Phelps-Zink is a Vice President of Development for Keller McIntyre & Associates. His expertise is discovering
and understanding the unique needs of a wide variety
of not-for-profit organizations and for-profit corporations
as they relate to federal funding, regulatory, policy
or legislative objectives. David connects these entities
with experts at Keller McIntyre & Associates to help
clients achieve their objectives.
With more than two decades of marketing and analysis
experience with three of Southern California's finer
communications houses - Grey Entertainment, Western
Direct Response and Russ Reid - David has served a diverse
array of clients such as Salt Lake County, Orlando Health,
Miami-Dade College, Disneyland, ARCO, Bell South, United
Health Plan, Habitat for Humanity, Baltimore City Public
Schools, Los Angeles Rescue Mission, San Diego Zoo Global,
and World Vision among others.
David's sense of "bang for the buck" accountability
has helped him produce millions of dollars in net revenues
to both not-for-profit organizations and for-profit
During the last past decade, David's role in business
development has brought him into conversation with thousands
of top business leaders in the areas of high tech, venture
capital, healthcare, local government, renewable energy,
major events entertainment, higher education, public
education, zoos, automotive, social service, and more.
Among David's chief gifts are empathy, strategic thinking
and - perhaps most importantly - active listening as
the foundation of successful strategies and tactics,
particularly in government relations.