Board of Directors

Chair of Marketing Committee

Chair of Marketing Committee


Dave is a former Caterpillar marketing executive who spent over 20 years at the company in various marketing and communication roles, including his last role (5+ years) as Global Digital Marketing Manager. In this role he had global responsibility – from technology through business strategy – for CRM, 23 sites, search, social, customer information, marketing automation, content management, customer experience and demand/lead generation.

He is now the owner of Lucas Partnering specializing in marketing strategy, planning and also as a writer. He has worked for such brands as OSF Healthcare, Ingersoll-Rand, Bradley University, Acton Institute, Greater Peoria Manufacturing Network, the Peoria Riverfront Museum, CIBM Bank and many others. His background also includes 10+ years in VP roles at both Simantel and Ross Advertising, as well as a former sportscaster for WMBD AM-TV.

Dave lives in Dunlap, IL with his wife Lisa and two kids – daughter Hailey who attends Iowa St. University and son Joe who attends Dunlap HS.

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