David serves as EY Global Advanced Manufacturing Leader for Strategy and Transactions. The manufacturing sector includes industrial conglomerates, heavy and light manufacturing, chemicals, aerospace and defense, and paper and packaging. Functional areas include strategy, investment banking, due diligence, structuring, valuation, modeling, integration/separation, corporate finance and restructuring.
With over 25 years of business experience, including the past 18 years in mergers, acquisitions and divestitures, David has deep experience providing buy-side and sell-side M&A consulting to strategic and financial organizations.
He has assisted clients in hundreds of transactions, including stock and asset deals, joint ventures, industry consolidations/rollups, and carve-out transactions.
David is also involved with several nonprofits, including the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Twin Cities as a member of its Board of Directors and Human Resources Committee. He holds an MBA in Accounting from The University of New Mexico and a BS in Economics and Statistics from University of Minnesota.
How David is building a better working world
“I advise clients through the early identification of strategic transaction issues, evaluation of post-acquisition opportunities, and assessment of the sustainability of business earnings. I support clients through deal negotiations, structuring and transaction risk management. The advice I provide helps clients do good deals and avoid bad ones.”