Chief Financial Officer (CFO), Vice President of Finance and Corporate Controller for middle market and private equity owned portfolio companies. Led sell-side financial diligence for sale process by auction. Add-on acquisition diligence and integration of financial processes. Strong financial reporting, GAAP audit and tax. Implemented corporate and consolidation Infor Visual ERP and SQL financial reporting data warehouse to enhance financial planning & analysis (FP&A), improve internal controls and reduced monthly closing cycle from 3 weeks to 3 days. Consolidated cash management and treasury. Implemented working capital optimization strategies. Industry background includes manufacturing, distribution, industrial services, building products, professional services, telecommunications and biotechnology. BS and Masters in Accounting, Certified Public Accountant (CPA) with Big Four public accounting and public company experience, including Sarbanes-Oxley. Passion for accounting education as adjunct professor at DePaul University and President of Board of Directors of Ledger & Quill giving society
Dave started his career with in audit with PricewaterhouseCoopers and then held senior financial executive roles in public and private middle market companies. In 2007, he was hired as CFO of Closet Works, the Custom Closet leader in Chicagoland, when they were acquired by Pfingsten Partners, an operationally focused private equity firm.
Dave was VP Finance & Corporate Controller for MW Industries, Inc. (MWI). MW Industries is a private equity owned premier manufacturer of industrial springs, fasteners, machined parts and flat-stamped spring-related products that make machines, engines, and complex sub-assemblies work harder, better, longer, and faster. MWI was owned by Genstar Capital, LLC, a middle market private equity firm.
Most recently, Dave was CFO of Metro Tech Holdings LLC, a private equity sponsored platform of HVAC & Refrigeration equipment maintenance, repair and monitoring services for retail facilities.
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