David's family of social enterprise companies, clients and partners work synergisctally together to leverage resources that ensures value and cultural impact. We work strategically to bring innovative businesses and social issues to the forefront of culture and society to create impactful action and social change that's sustainable for the next generation.
DLM ENTERTAINMENT GROUP is a multimedia company dedicated to creating entertainment and sports content that inspires and compels social change.
We are a management and social impact consulting firm that specializes in the media, entertainment, and sports sectors engaging with leading influencers, elite/professional athletes, artists, social enterprise, startups, nonprofits and powerhouse brands.
David is a social impact and business consultant specializing in the sport and entertainment sectors and advising powerhouse brands, cultural influencers, startups, valued institutions, nonprofits and changemakers.
David is a sought-after public speaker. He is a respected expert and thought leader on the intersection of business/sport/entertainment, mental health/suicide prevention and social impact.
The voice for the athlete and sport professional, UESE is dedicated to advancing and achieving inclusion and diversity in sport and entertainment for the LGBTQ community.
FINALLY, LIFE INSURANCE PROVIDED BY AN INNOVATIVE COMPANY THAT UNDERSTANDS THE NEEDS OF THE LGBT COMMUNITY.
AEQUALIS is a new innovative company created to disrupt the conventions of the insurance industry. We are the first company in the U.S. to fully underwrite a standard life insurance policy for people living with HIV.
DLM ENTERTAINMENT is a multimedia company dedicated to creating entertainment and sports content that inspires and compels social change. Founded by David McFarland, DLM’s content combines the power of a good story well told with opportunities for real world impact and awareness around some of the most pressing global issues of our time.
We collaborate with powerhouse brands and cultural influencers to reposition the role of relationships and culture to create social impact. We believe in the incredible power of authenticity propelling important stories to new heights. Through our films, music, digital content, social action campaigns and partners, DLM seeks to entertain, encourage and empower every individual to take action.
We are experienced managers and social impact / social enterprise advisors/consultants who develop and implement strategies for powerhouse brands, professional/elite athletes, startups, cultural influencers and changemakers addressing some of the world's most critical social and development issues.
We are not your typical consultant or advisor. We are daring and impatient issue advocates and changemakers who are determined to help our clients drive impact and leave a legacy of postive change that is sustainable for future generations. We use strategic business planning, communications, research and issue advocacy to help clients achieve a legacy of positive change.
We excel at bridging cultural influencers, elite athletes, artists, powerhouse brands, funders and coalitions to create sustainable social impact for our clients.
AEQUALIS is a enlightened company created to disrupt the conventions of the insurance industry. We are the first company in the U.S. to fully underwrite a standard life insurance policy for people living with HIV. We are also proud to provide many other insurance options for the LGBT community to help protect loved ones and business partners from unexpected loss while providing financial support and peace of mind.
Our insurance products are designed to protect families, loved ones, and business interests. Equally important, we made it all possible by partnering with the most respected and financially secure global leaders in the insurance industry.
CONSULTING POWERHOUSE BRANDS, CULTURAL INFLUENCERS, VALUED INSITUTIONS, NONPROFITS & CHANGEMAKERS
David is a social impact and business consultant that specializes in the sports and entertainment sectors engaging with leading influencers, social enterprise, start-ups, valued institutions and powerhouse brands to change the way people think about and respond to social issues.
I am not your typical consultant or advisor. I am an innovative and impatient change-maker who is determined to help my clients drive impact and leave a legacy of positive change that is sustainable for future generations. I use strategic business planning, communications, research, issue advocacy and a host of proprietary solutions and access to help clients achieve a legacy of positive change.
David has advised ABC/Disney, AT&T/DIRECTV, NBC Universal, Google, ESPN, Nike, CBS Sports, Prudential Financial, and other Fortune 500 companies on integrating social responsibility with successful business strategies.
David is a sought-after public speaker and lecturer. He is a respected expert and thought leader on the intersection of business/sport/entertainment, mental health/suicide prevention and social impact.
As the landscape quickly changes, solutions and resources are needed to ensure equality in sport and entertainment for LGBTQ athletes and other members of the sport and entertainment community.
Along with it’s partners and expert advisors, UESE has proven to be a major catalyst for change, collaborating with key stakeholders and organizations in sport and entertainment to move from the passive notion of tolerance towards the active concept of acceptance to accelerate equality for all.
UESE fosters clear channels of communication between key segments of society as a tool for education, advancement, unity, development and equality for the LGBT community.
Below is a select list of business and nonprofit clients as well as powerhouse brands that partner and contribute to my social impact work.
This is a partial list.
Note: * = Obama White House Administration