David Herman is a seasoned communications strategist with more than 20 years of experience helping emerging and established businesses alike capitalize on their unique value proposition.

David has devoted his career to positioning clients for success in the market, whether they are emerging businesses or Fortune 500 companies. His ability to marry business strategy with impactful messaging and communications has enabled him to turn innovators into market leaders and to successfully expand the firm.

As co-founder and president of RH Strategic, David shapes the firm’s operations and talent initiatives to build a highly successful team and drive value to clients. Since founding the firm with John Raffetto, David has kept his sights on the future — of the firm, client markets and our society.

Samples of David’s achievements:

  • Helping grow RH Strategic more than 500% since its founding in 2008, including acquiring MIX Public Relations in 2020.
  • Drafting proposals and grants valued at a total of over $1.5B.
  • Enhancing client sales and marketing efforts by executing on innovative communications strategies and navigating complex government programs.

I’m proudest of…

Enabling employees and clients alike to flourish in their roles. I love helping people develop new skills, achieve their business goals and establish themselves as thought leaders — and I love when people actually enjoy their job. Work should be fun, not a chore!