Team Member: David W. Grant

DAVID W. GRANT has more than 25 years experience in strategic planning, market research, product development, and editorial and regulatory analysis. He conducts market research, prepares indepth analyses and develops product ideas and strategies to support clients’ sustained growth. Mr. Grant has editorial expertise and has developed a number of online and print publications, particularly for the healthcare industry.

His clients include major corporations such as Forbes and Deloitte and nonprofits such as AARP, The National Cathedral School and Senior Service America.

Prior to joining LAI, Mr. Grant was the Editorial Director at FDAnews, where he managed 14 publications, increased the quality and quantity of stories in the daily electronic subscription publication, and boosted staff productivity. Mr. Grant also served as the Publisher of reference services at DecisionHealth, a division of United Communications Group. At DecisionHealth, he developed new products and migrated printed information to electronic platforms. He was responsible for the strategic planning, revenue, profit margin, management and staffing of his group, which included more than 20 print and electronic references, newsletters, E-zines, five annual conferences and numerous audio-conferences and handbooks.

In addition, Mr. Grant worked at Thompson Publishing Group where he built a new publishing division. He identified and contracted with attorneys preeminent in their fields to develop and market information services for regulatory affairs professionals in the environmental, food, medical device, non-profit, and pharmaceutical sectors.  He also revised the Group’s logo and brand to reflect its new focus on “insight with understanding”.

Mr. Grant has extensive experience with non-profit organizations, including as Director of the Newsletter Division at The Taft Group. At the Taft Group, he developed and marketed fund-raising references, management and fund-raising newsletters and handbooks for arts, educational, environmental, healthcare, and social-service non-profit organizations.

Mr. Grant graduated from The George Washington University and has authored more than a 1,300 articles in national and international publications.  He has received significant awards for his published works, including five “Best Looseleaf Publication” awards from the Specialized Information Publishers Association.