David is the principal and founder of Bickham Innovation Catalysts, LLC, a consultancy specializing in innovation and organizational change in economic, philanthropic, educational and community development. He speaks across the nation on culturally responsive practices, building systems for innovation, impact and change and other areas. He lives in Atlanta, GA and Brandon, MS. He has consulted with over 50 organizations, including grant writing, design and planning across 20 disciplines. He is a graduate of Tougaloo College in Mississippi and an award winning short story writer and poet.