Professional summary

David Speakman has been working with businesses & organizations to help them successfully grow, improve & innovate for over a decade. Graduating in the top 5% from The University of Alabama's College of Commerce & Business Administration, David has earned 236 total college credits. In early 2013, David became the United States Southeast Entrepreneurship Champion and in the world’s most widely used academic Strategic Management simulation, David ranked in the Global Top 100.

David Speakman has served as the Principal Business Consultant & Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) at Gulf Coast Business since 2013. While consulting with business owners and marketing their businesses using traditional marketing, communications plans, public relations

Engagement overview

In an engagement, we will spend about one hour discussing potential 3-month projects. There is a $75 fee for the first consultation. While our standard projects last three months, many clients’ needs differ. In these cases, we will adapt to meet our clients needs in order to deliver the desired results.


• Several international telecommunications companies with over 10,000 employees.
• A leading global technology & online software company with over 10,000 employees.
• Several leading global retail companies with over 10,000 employees.
• A local architecture firm.
• A sporting goods manufacturing company.