About David Siteman Garland

David Siteman Garland’s philosophy is money follows passion and not the other way around (and he loves working with those who feel the same).

A lifelong entrepreneur, David has been a pioneer in the online media, marketing and entrepreneurial world. He was one of the first podcasters and video podcasters hosting the “The Rise To The Top” interview show (which had over 100,000 weekly viewers). 

David was an early adapter to the world of online courses and turned it into a successful brand and business beginning in 2009 inspiring and teaching over 5,000 students in 100 countries.

He has launched and operated four successful companies in four different industries which ended up being purchased, merged or continue to grow. David’s greatest business success was bootstrapping his company from 0 to 10 million in sales with a focus on excellent customer service, creativity and innovative thinking. You can find out more about David’s companies and investments at Siteman Garland Enterprises.

In addition, David has worked with a variety of corporate sponsors (and has sold over $500,000 in sponsorships).

As a keynote speaker, David has brought his unique energy, enthusiasm and real-life stories/experience to a variety of audiences across the globe from Google to Northwestern Mutual.

As an emcee & moderator, David he brought the energy on events of all sizes from the largest conference for woman entrepreneurs to private events featuring an NFL executive. 

David lives in St. Louis, Missouri with his wife and two kids. He is an extremely passionate slow pitch softball player (and owns and manages a high-level team: Siteman Softball) and a sports & fitness fanatic (you can usually find him coaching one of his kids’ sports teams). 

His charitable work includes Siteman Cancer Center, Stella’s Wish, Children’s Hospital, SafeBae & Special Spaces.

He has been featured in numerous media outlets from Forbes to Inc. Magazine (including #938 on the 2017 Inc. 5000 list of fastest growing privately held companies) and is the author of two books.