David Merage is the co-founder of Chef America, a national frozen food manufacturer known for inventing and marketing Hot Pockets©, Lean Pockets©, and Croissant Pockets©, and Consolidated Investment Group. He is also one of the founding members of Executives Partnering to Invest in Children (EPIC). On the debut episode of The Drop Off, he shares the many insights he’s acquired as one of the country’s most successful and influential entrepreneurs including the importance of surrounding oneself with incredible people, why he doesn’t focus on the negative, and the upside of businesses investing in child care. He relates an epiphany he had while talking to one of his team members that led to his continued advocacy of ensuring every worker in America has access to high-quality, affordable child care.
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