True North Media, a brand-new nonprofit media collective that brings together mission-based organizations, strategists, and influencers to employ popular entertainment and storytelling to encourage long-term social change, is led by Chad, who also serves as its president.
True North expands on Boettcher’s more than 15 years of expertise in creating and managing winning teams that make media alliances, CSR plans, and social impact projects for foundations and media businesses.
His work has been featured in top national and international news outlets. It has garnered multiple accolades from significant media companies and charities like Univision, The Onion, Participant Media, MTV, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, California Endowment, and Open Society Foundations. Ten prizes.
Including numerous Emmy awards for nonprofit and government service. Boettcher also contributed to the campaigns of Barack Obama and Al Gore in 2000. He also taught marketing innovation at New York University (2008).
He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science, Spanish, and Botany from the University of Miami and has served on the boards of GLAAD and the Marguerite Casey Foundation.