David Jewell is the Partnerships and Alliances Manager for Yamaha Corporation of America. David overseas Yamahas Corporate partnerships and alliances, government relations and Yamaha Cares. Yamaha Cares is the philanthropic initiative for Yamaha Corporation of America.
David has lobbied in Washington, D.C. for the last 8 years for Music Education. He also leads the Music Trade association (NAMM) team in Sacramento California for Music Advocacy.
David works with the Disney Resort and The John Lennon Educational Tour Bus as a sponsor for their educational initiatives. Yamaha and David partner with Guitars for Vets, Mercy Ships and The Boys and Girls Club of Buena Park CA to name a few, helping them fulfill their mission.
David serves on the Executive Board of the Percussion Marketing Council, advisory position for the Anaheim Creative Council, volunteers for the Anaheim Hills Chamber of Commerce and spearheads a 12-year long fund raiser for Children’s Hospital of Orange County for Type 1 Juvenile Diabetes Research named #KatrinaKures.
David holds a BA degree in Marketing and Management from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and a MA in Percussion Performance from Louisiana Tech University.