After graduating from the University of Maryland, he started teaching fraternities how to recruit while working for the North American Interfraternity Conference. Campuses kept asking him to come back so he created Recruitment Boot Camp. In the past 20 years David has spoken on more than 600 campuses across North America. David is the co-founder of CAMPUSPEAK, an award-winning speakers agency and HazingPrevention.org. A member of Sigma Phi Epsilon, David has won numerous awards for his work with fraternities including being honored as the first non-member to win a national award from SAE – the Order of Interfraternal Leadership.
CEO & MANAGING PARTNER
Tom is a graduate of Ohio University, with degrees in Marketing, Management & Strategic Leadership. For almost a decade, he has guided the efforts of LaunchPoint in successfully training hundreds of chapters and thousands of undergraduates. Tom has consulted for a wide range of organizations including national non-profits, the United States Navy, the Harvard Medical School, industry trade associations and Fortunate 100 companies. Tom has published three books and developed impactful content across a variety of platforms – his ultimate passion is helping students and young professionals reach their extraordinary leadership potential.
VP OF CONSULTING INITIATIVES
Laurel has her Bachelor’s in Public Relations from Ball State University and a Master’s in College Student Personnel from Bowling Green State University. She is a former Alpha Chi Omega headquarters staff member and previously served as the Fraternity/Sorority Advisor at Lafayette College. She has been facilitating recruitment programming since 2006. In her free time, Laurel serves as the recruitment advisor for the Alpha Chi Omega chapter at Lehigh University and also volunteers for the Circle of Sisterhood, Phi Mu Delta Fraternity, Big Brothers/Big Sisters and the Center for Animal Health and Welfare.
VP OF STRATEGIC INITIATIVES
Jessi graduated from the Indiana University of Pennsylvania where she received a Bachelor’s degree in Interior Design. Before attending Florida State University’s Master’s program in Higher Education Administration, Jessi acted as a Leadership Consultant for Alpha Gamma Delta International Fraternity. Prior to joining the LaunchPoint team, Jessi served as the Assistant Director of Fraternity and Sorority Life at both Lehigh and Villanova Universities. Jessi’s research interests include organizational behaviors and change management.
Twitter: @ JessiMcPherrin
VP OF CAMPUS INITIATIVES
Brandon earned his Bachelor’s in Business Administration from Wichita State University where he was an exceptional student leader. His leadership experience on campus included serving as his fraternities President, IFC Treasurer, IFC President, Student Body Vice President and Executive Director of SHOCKERTHON – Wichita State’s Dance Marathon benefiting Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals. Brandon is passionate about leading organizational change and charting paths toward sustainable growth in organizations.