Dave Carlson

Dave Carlson

Director

Dave is a Director in the Chicago office where he advises clients on a wide range of corporate reputation, profile raising and financial communications initiatives.

Dave has worked with many global corporations based in the Midwest during transformative events, including initial public offerings for CDW and US Foods, Baxter Healthcare’s Baxalta spin-off and AbbVie’s $50 billion bid for Shire, Plc. His industry expertise spans financial, healthcare, technology and consumer packaged goods sectors.

Prior to Brunswick, Dave was a Senior Vice President at FleishmanHillard where he held positions of increasing responsibility. He also worked in client leadership at Ogilvy & Mather and as a Communications Manager for Getco LLC, a global trading firm. 

Dave serves on the Board of Directors for Bernie’s Book Bank, a non-profit organization that has donated more than 15 million books to at-risk children throughout Chicagoland. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in political science from Arizona State University.