Upon retiring as President and CEO of The Dove Foundation, Dick Rolfe, nationally-renowned speaker, critic and writer, is sharing his wealth of experience with the business world. A veteran of the media and entertainment industry, Rolfe is a highly sought-after resource for networking and brand marketing. Now, Rolfe is uniting his thousands of media contacts with his extensive experience in film, television, publishing and digital media to aid professionals in taking
their businesses to the next level.
Dick Rolfe, Founder
For over 25 years, Dick Rolfe made Hollywood the focus of his work by building relationships with entertainment executives and filmmakers and encouraging them to create more stories suitable for family viewing. Under Rolfe’s leadership as co-founder and CEO of The Dove Foundation, the Dove Seal of Approval has become a familiar and respected brand throughout the entertainment industry.
In addition to his regular written commentaries, Rolfe has been quoted in The Wall Street Journal, USA TODAY, Variety, Billboard, The Hollywood Reporter, Premiere Magazine, Forbes, The Washington Post, The New York Times and The Financial Times. Rolfe’s national television appearances include NBC News, MSNBC, CNN, FOX News, Hollywood Reporter on Starz, Entertainment Tonight and PBS’ Freedom Speaks.
Rolfe is a frequent conservative voice in prominent forums of debate, appearing as a panelist with such noted individuals as playwright Neil Simon. He also addresses civic groups and churches nationwide about the media’s powerful influence on today’s society.
Prior to creating The Dove Foundation, Rolfe held senior management positions in radio, television and magazine publishing. He produced “Hollywood’s Impact on Family Values,” a television special hosted by entertainment legend Steve Allen.
Rolfe has served on advisory boards for 20th Century Fox’s “FoxFaith” division, Mott Children’s Hospital at The University of Michigan Medical Center and Compass College of Cinematic Arts. He currently serves on the board of CBRT-The Business Roundtable. He is the founder and former president of Media Arts Coalition of West Michigan and a member of Biola University’s Studio Taskforce.