David M. Howitt is founder and CEO of Meriwether Group and author of Heed Your Call. He is an inspiring thought leader and accomplished entrepreneur with over twenty years of experience providing financial, strategic and brand counsel to early-stage and Fortune 100 companies. David has the unique ability to integrate vision and growth strategies with mission and purpose. He has provided guidance to Oregon Chai, Stumptown Coffee, Pendleton, Adidas, Voodoo Doughnut, Salomon, Yogitoes, Klim, Bloch, Dave’s Killer Bread, ABC Carpet & Home, Living Harvest, and many others.

At the Meriwether Group, we believe in “The Power of AND” and inherent in this is the human need and right for Work AND Play. AND, importantly, Work AND Play for All!! Harper's Playground exemplifies that concept perfectly through the harmony and happiness of ALL children playing together.