David Schulte serves as senior vice president & chief marketing officer of SmithBucklin. He is responsible for the company’s marketing, new client development, branding, internal communications and public relations.
Prior to joining SmithBucklin, David served since 1996 as principal of Healy & Schulte, Inc., a full-service marketing and public relations firm. During that time, he conceived and executed creative and strategic programming that generated significant return on investment for clients. David’s innovative approaches and hard work helped clients achieve significant revenue growth, in part due to a proprietary research and planning process he helped develop that delivers insights that guide marketing and sales campaigns. In addition, David served as SmithBucklin’s public relations consultant since 2003, gaining intimate knowledge and deep understanding regarding the company and the work it does.
David holds a Bachelor of Arts in journalism from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and a master’s degree in government from the University of Virginia. His work has garnered numerous industry honors, including the Silver Anvil Award from the Public Relations Society of America and the Creativity in Public Relations Award from Inside PR.