David J. Neff
Employer: The Future of Nonprofits/Wiley

Position description:
I help Non Profits and people for a living. I do that as a full-time Author and Consultant, at HelpAttack! and Lights. Camera. Help. I would say that I am a Teacher, Speaker, Blogger, Network Weaver, and Social Media Scientist. To pay the bills and have more of them I am the founder of my own non profit called Lights. Camera. Help. (LCH).

Photo: David J. Neff
How They Got There

Undergrad degree:  Public Relations

Favorite class in college:  PR Classes and RTF Classes

College to career:  For over 9 years I worked at the American Cancer Society (ACS) where I directed all Web and Interactive strategies and online properties for 6 states. At ACS, my department managed the Division's eRevenue strategy, Social Networking/Media strategy, Online Community strategy, Film and PSA Production, and all online properties for the High Plains Division.

Career influences:  My main career influence would be my mentors at the University of Texas. People like David Junker, Ron Anderson and Meme Drumwright.

The Ups and Downs
Long flexible hours, lots of travel, meeting hundreds of new people a month, taking your dogs to work, working from home, and a lot of volunteering for causes I love. I'll let you sort out the pros and cons.

Make your own path and good things will follow.

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