David Ormesher

David Ormesher

Chief Executive Officer
closerlook, inc.

David Ormesher is an entrepreneur working in the private enterprise, social enterprise, and not-for-profit sectors.

David provides leadership and direction for closerlook, inc., a strategic marketing agency serving healthcare (www.closerlook.com). As founder and CEO, Ormesher has taken closerlook from a small, creative media boutique and grown it into a recognized leader in creating innovative relationship marketing solutions that change the way healthcare is bought, sold, and delivered. Ormesher was recently recognized as one of the Top 100 Most Inspiration Leaders in the Healthcare Industry.

Since founding the company in 1987, Ormesher has created a rich, cohesive culture at closerlook by maintaining a hands-on approach to building client success and sustaining lasting account relationships. David has guided the growth and evolution of the firm, attracting a world-class team of account strategy, user experience, design, technology, and relationship marketing services experts.

Ormesher is a frequent speaker at healthcare conferences and is a recognized thought leader in the areas of interactive and relationship marketing.

In addition to his entrepreneurial business leadership, Ormesher also serves as president on several non-profit boards. He is a founder and serves as Chairman of the Board of Directors of Global Relief and Development Partners (GRDP), a social enterprise that is building the capacity of high-potential entrepreneurs in emerging economies (www.grdpartners.org), starting in Rwanda.

Ormesher also leads the board of directors of i.c.stars (www.icstars.org), an innovative business and leadership training social enterprise for inner city youth, and is president of the Guild Board of Directors of the Lyric Opera of Chicago. He is also an adjunct professor at the IIT Stuart Graduate School of Business where he teaches Customer Relationship Management.

A Measurable Impact

Initial placement rate:
90%
Industry retention rate:
81%
College attendance rate:
55%
Alumni actively engaged in their communities:
72%
Average 12-month earnings before program:
$10,790
Average 12-month earnings after program:
$44,010