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David Simnick

CEO and Co-Founder
David Simnick is the Managing Partner of Impact Driven Brands, parent company of the mission-driven personal care brand, Soapbox, and the delicious condiment company, Bushwick Kitchen.
Soapbox’s mission is to empower consumers to change the world through everyday, quality purchases. Soapbox sells a full range of personal care products each with a mission to provide soap to those in need with every purchase. Soapbox is sold in Rite Aid, Sally Beauty, Walmart, Amazon, Safeway, Albertsons, Meijer, Giant, Grove.co, Boxed.com, Winn-Dixie, Stop & Shops, H-E-B and many other stores across the United States and beyond.
Bushwick Kitchen handmakes delicious sauces, honeys, and srirachas in small-batches in Bushwick, New York. Their award-winning products can be found in high-end retailers across the country, such as Sur La Table, Food52, Niemen Marcus, and Amazon. During limited engagements, select Bushwick Kitchen items donate all of their proceeds to charitable causes proving that giving back can be delicious.
David has worked or consulted for USAID, the U.S. Army, Michelle Rhee, U.S. Senate, and also was a Teach for America (TFA) educator in Northern Philadelphia. As an Eagle Scout, David loves the outdoors, volunteering, and working with budding entrepreneurs. He received his undergraduate degree from American University in 3 years and then dropped out of a masters program at The University of Pennsylvania to start Soapbox.