David Spethmann

Advisory Board

David has been providing strategic and creative communication design and production services for nearly 40 years. As founder and principal of The Original Thought Company, his work involves rallying internal and external audiences around initiatives including branding, marketing, company culture, and transformation across a broad range of industries.

He has delivered events, campaigns, and media for agency and direct project assignments to U.S. and global clients including Pharma, Ag, Business Consulting, Foodservice, Retail, and Financial Services companies. His past positions have included President/Managing Partner of Warm Boot, Ltd., a turnkey business media provider, and General Manager of Lovett Productions, an industrial theater event producer.

David earned his BA degree from North Central College in Naperville, IL, majoring in Sociology & Anthropology, and Music. In his spare time, he teaches piano and guitar to area youth at a community music school.