David Bearden

Corporate Relations Associate

David Bearden brings an entrepreneurial background to his role, having successfully run several of his own companies. Most recently, he ran his own business selling guest-facing digital products to the Hawai‘i hospitality industry. Bearden has also published a TravelHost magazine, owned Hawaiian Cheesecakes, and served as a financial advisor at Morgan Stanley. Bearden is a graduate of the University of California, Davis with a degree in international relations and global economics. He also studied Mandarin at Taiwan Normal University in Taipei. He has been a listener of public radio (both KQED and HPR) for over 20 years.