CNM Trainers

Dave Parker, Director, CauseImpact, LLC

Dave Parker is founder of CauseImpact, LLC, a social purpose business created in 1999 to help social sector nonprofit organizations identify, evaluate and optimize their social impact in innovative and sustainable ways. A key partner for CauseImpact is the National Center for Social Entrepreneurs, a nonprofit consulting company offering nonprofits a proven methodology to find optimal mission-money balance. Parker acted as NCSE’s executive director from 2003 to 2006. An active member of the Social Enterprise Alliance, The Leader-to-Leader Institute, National Center for Nonprofit Enterprise, and the Alliance for Nonprofit Management, Parker received the Social Enterprise Alliance’s Inaugural Award for Membership Excellence.

Parker has nearly 25 years of marketing, product development, sales and management experience. Prior to founding CauseImpact, Parker worked in a variety of entrepreneurial environments all in the telecommunications and technology sectors.

In 1995 Parker was a founding member of PoleStar Group, Ltd., an interactive advertising agency specializing in travel industry promotions.

A graduate of The Ohio State University, Parker did post-Graduate work at Otterbein College, Masters of Teaching program.