David White

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David White

Chief Operating Officer

David oversees the day-to-day operations at Keybridge Communications. An expert in executive communications, he has worked with hundreds of notable CEOs, high-profile politicians, prominent academics, and nonprofit leaders. He also plans and executes issue advocacy campaigns and has been a key strategist in many of the nation’s biggest public policy battles over the past 15 years. David provides communications advice and messaging counsel to dozens of Fortune-500 companies, trade associations, industry coalitions, and think tanks.


Before joining Keybridge, David was assistant editor of The American Enterprise, a national magazine of politics, business, and culture published by the American Enterprise Institute. Earlier, he served in the George W. Bush administration, where he directed speechwriting at the Department of Housing and Urban Development.


David is also a celebrated drinks writer. His own articles have appeared in dozens of top newspapers and magazines, including the New York TimesLos Angeles Times, and Washington Post. He is the author of But First Champagne: A Modern Guide to the World’s Favorite Wine and has appeared on a number of TV and radio programs, including Good Morning America and All Things Considered.


David is a graduate of Yale University, where he rowed on the varsity crew team and co-edited The Politic, Yale’s nonpartisan political magazine. He lives in Washington, DC with his wife, Amy, and their dog, Morris Norris.


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