PRESIDENT & CEO
David is a talented and seasoned executive with more than 30 years of experience in marketing, public relations, and community and government relations. He utilizes his vast expertise to provide strategic guidance and recommendations for all the firm’s clients.
Prior to founding Nevins & Associates in 1983, David served as the Director of Marketing for both Towson University and the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra. In 2001, he was tapped by the CEO of Comcast to employ his marketing expertise as President of the company’s regional sports network, Comcast SportsNet Mid-Atlantic. Over a two-year period, David transformed the operation into a nationally recognized regional network with extensive local news and programming that garnered an unprecedented seven Emmy Awards.
David is highly involved in the business, civic, and political communities, and his many years of active leadership in numerous organizations have built a network of contacts that he regularly puts to use for the firm’s clients.
David is a Past President of the Board of Governors for the Center Club and is a former Chairman of the Board of Regents for the University System of Maryland, a position to which he was appointed by the Governor of Maryland. David has chaired the Maryland Public Broadcasting Commission and the Maryland Higher Education Loan Corporation, served as President of both the Jewish National Fund and the Towson Business Association and was a member of the PNC Bank board.
David has received numerous awards and accolades, including the Icon Award and Most Admired CEO from the Maryland Daily Record, the Jewish National Fund Tree of Life Award, Towson University Alumnus of the Year, and the Towson Jaycee’s Most Distinguished award. On numerous occasions, he has been recognized as a premier Baltimore business leader, most recently through his induction into the Baltimore County Business Hall of Fame.
David obtained a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and Management from Towson University, holds a Master of Science degree in Higher Education from Johns Hopkins University, and received an honorary Doctorate from Towson University. He has served on the faculty of Johns Hopkins University, the University of Maryland, and Towson University, teaching classes in marketing, public relations, advertising, management, and fundraising.