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David Rhode, MBA

  • Lecturer, NPL Program

David brings a unique combination of classically trained consumer packaged goods marketing and non profit entrepreneurship to the NPLD program. David began his career with Procter & Gamble and H.J. Heinz before heading down the path of running his own business.

In 2005, David started a global non-profit organization called Pitch In For Baseball. Since 2005, Pitch In For Baseball has helped over 700,000 children in 90 countries gain access to the games of baseball and softball through the donation of equipment. They are a strategic partner of Major League Baseball, the Major League Baseball Players Association, Little League International, numerous MLB teams, Wilson Sporting Goods, and other industry stakeholders.

David has created a unique and compelling brand story with Pitch In For Baseball and brings his unique and practical experience to the NPLD program.

David graduated Summa Cum Laude from Georgetown University with a BA in Marketing. He graduated with honors while gaining his MBA at the Wharton School.

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