David Castain

Member Since 2022

David Castain

Founder / Chief Executive Officer

David Castain & Associates

Los Angeles Area

David Castain is a member of the 2021 Forbes Next 1000 List as well as serial entrepreneur, travel influencer, life & work coach, philanthropist, and scholar. He is the founder of David Castain And Associates, a conceptual marketing firm that leverages the principles of psychology to address the issues involved in the growth of a business. He’s flown more than 18 times around the globe to 50 countries to examine and reconstruct the international marketing techniques used in demographic segmentation. With clients like Berkshire Hathaway’s Cort Furniture, Uber, Chipotle and BET Networks. David holds a Bachelor’s from Howard University in communications, a Master’s from Georgetown University in public relations and corporate communications, and is currently a business psychology Ph.D. candidate at The Chicago School of Professional Psychology. Committed to giving back to the community, he created the David Castain Foundation, a nonprofit organization geared towards changing the future of the youth and young adults in at-risk situations who may not otherwise possess the necessary tools and resources to achieve success. He also created David Castain Destinations; a traveling platform that provides insight, and preparation for exhilarating experiences across the globe. With his guidance, planning and leveraging of resources traveling can become anyone’s reality. He has charmed king cobras in Sri Lanka, danced with lions in Argentina, laid with tigers in Thailand, driven tanks in Budapest, ran with wild kangaroos in Australia, trekked the jungles of Costa Rica, ridden camels across the deserts of Qatar and watched sunsets in the Maldives.


  • Brand Building
  • Marketing
  • Entrepreunership


May 27th, 2022

Seven Ways Technology Is Impacting The Culture Space (and How Leaders Are Responding)

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May 25th, 2022

Seven Ideal Locations to Build Your Culture-Based Business

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May 20th, 2022

11 Recommendations for Streamlining Your Hiring Process

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May 10th, 2022

14 Top Lessons These Leaders Learned From Their Business Mentors

A mentor’s advice can change the way you view yourself and your business.


David Castain & Associates

David Castain And Associate is a conceptual marketing firm that addresses the issues involved in the growth of a business. We leverage the principles of psychology to determine how people perceive a specific products, services or brands. We then use that information to determine what type of physical or digital environment is needed to influence people to buy into that product, service or brand.


  • Brand Marketing
  • Social Entrepreneurship
  • Social Media