David has over 20 years of business experience and industry expertise in helping many global Fortune 500 companies solve complex business challenges. He gained years of business strategy and M&A transaction experience in a numerous industries. In his recent roles, he led the strategy and M&A functions at $1B to $40B B2B industrial companies, including Johnson Controls, TE Connectivity, and Gibraltar Industries. He created business growth plans and closed M&A deals ranging from $2M to $250M+ in valuation.
Prior to becoming a global business executive, David was a management consultant at Kearney, a top five global management consulting firm where he advised many business executives, general managers, CXOs, and board of directors. He knows buyer perspective and has insights on how to create synergistic value. Over the years, David cultivated an extensive global network of business professionals in many industries. He also has access to a broad group of strategic buyers including global PE firms.
David started his career at Ford Motor Company and Pratt & Whitney in a variety of roles that included: advanced manufacturing; product development; R&D and testing; supply chain and quality management.
He earned his B.S in Mechanical Engineering and MBA at the University of Virginia. He is a member of the ACG, IBBA, M&A Source, OBBA, NOBBA, & Cincinnati Chamber of Commerce. His broad business and technical background enable him to quickly and accurately assess company’s unique value proposition, capabilities, and potential. These understanding empowers him to confidently advocate your business to a wide-group of stakeholders with creditability.