David is a Director at Equity Methods, and a practice leader of both the HR Advisory and Valuation Services Groups. David is an expert in compensation design and modeling, proxy best practices, and fair value measurement and accounting under ASC 718.
Since joining the firm in 2009, David has managed many of the practice’s largest and most complex engagements. David plays an integral practice development role throughout the firm, contributing to R&D initiatives, thought leadership, training and development, and special projects. In particular, David has been instrumental in Equity Methods’ build-out of goal setting models, proxy modeling and messaging, modification design and execution, and merger and spin-out transactions.
David is widely known throughout Equity Methods for his ability to get to the heart of client problems, execute rapidly against goals, and communicate ideas clearly. For this reason, David plays a leadership role in numerous internal training and mentoring programs and is also one of Equity Methods’ most prolific authors and presenters. David holds a B.S. in Finance and a B.S. in Economics, both from the Barrett Honors College at Arizona State University, and is a Certified Equity Professional (CEP).