David Hessekiel

Run Walk Ride Fundraising Council President David Hessekiel has one marathon for charity under his belt and a passion for helping nonprofits and businesses succeed at doing well by doing good. The RWRFC is a division of Cause Marketing Forum, Inc., a company Hessekiel founded months after 9/11, when he identified the need for a resource corporations and nonprofits could turn to for guidance on building mutually-beneficial alliances.

The recipient of a BA from Wesleyan University and an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business, David’s background in journalism, magazine management, consumer marketing and the dot.com world equipped him to launch CMF. He lives in Rye, New York with his wife Andrea and their two daughters.