President & Partner at Hadeler Krueger
David Hadeler serves as the Chief Marketing Officer for FKM. Prior to joining FKM, he founded one of the most successful agencies in the Southwest, doing award-winning work for clients such as Subway, Verizon, Suzuki, Tony Roma's, Blue Cross and Blue Shield, Bennigan's, Frito Lay, Texas Instruments, Zebco and – on a regional basis – Mercedes-Benz, Lexus and Porsche. His agency was twice recognized by ADWEEK as the "Hottest Shop in the Southwest."
After selling the firm, he taught at SMU's distinguished Temerlin Advertising Institute and consulted with national brands around the country before joining FKM. He is active in civic and community causes, including service as the voluntary regional director for the United States Olympic Committee (USOC), as a lifetime board member and two-time former president of The Dallas All-Sports Association, and as a director for the Greater Dallas United Way. He is a frequent speaker at industry functions and events.
Mr. Hadeler is a UNT alumnus. He graduated in 1977 with a master’s degree in journalism.