With a passion for entrepreneurship, investment real estate and economic development, David Brim is the Co-Founder and Chief Strategy Officer of Bright Impact. A graduate of the University of Central Florida, where he majored in marketing, David is the only two-time winner of the school’s Joust Business Plan Competition. Brim has founded numerous businesses in Central Florida across industries such as marketing, technology, real estate, private lending, and e- commerce. He has been featured in one of the most popular entrepreneurship textbooks “Successfully Launching New Ventures” and authored a best selling book on digital marketing in 2013 that was also utilized in UCF entrepreneurial marketing courses.
Brim is an active investor and private lender for commercial real estate and small businesses. He is also an entrepreneur mentor for numerous organizations across Central Florida including the UCF Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership, Lift Orlando, StarterStudio and Startup Weekend. Since 2010 has been a lead consultant on the GrowFL team and National Economic Gardening team where he has helped over 1,000 second stage companies grow their business to create wealth and jobs in their local communities. In 2017 he founded Orlando Entrepreneurs, a network, resource center and podcast with the mission to connect, cultivate, and celebrate Central Florida entrepreneurs.
Specialties: business consulting, business model development, financial modeling & projections, fundraising & investor relations, marketing strategy, digital marketing, investment real estate, due diligence, entrepreneurship, angel investing.