An accomplished entrepreneur, analyst and author, David specializes in helping small businesses grow rapidly by employing powerful financial and business development strategies.
David holds a B.S. in International Business from The Ohio State University and is a graduate of the Sandler Sales Institute and the Kauffman Foundation’s FastTrac Entrepreneurial Training program. He is certified in Emerging Market Credit Analysis by Moody’s Analytics, and in QuickBooks and QuickBooks Online by Intuit. In 2014, Intuit named David to its prestigious list of 100 Global Influencers in Accounting and Finance.
David’s success as a CFO is built on his experience as a business owner. Prior to starting Fuse Financial Partners, offering part time CFO services, financial consulting and more, he founded, ran and sold three companies and was recognized four times as a “Fast 50″ award recipient for business growth.
Within the Charlotte community, David has advised students and entrepreneurs through the Entrepreneur-In-Residence Program and the Entrepreneur Leadership Circle at Queens University in Charlotte, NC. He also taught International Business Planning within the top 10 ranked MBA program at the MIIS Graduate School of International Business in Monterey California.
As an author, David has contributed regularly to Entrepreneur Magazine, AllBusiness Experts, AMEX OPEN, and other small business finance media, in print and online. In 2014, David completed his first commercial text book, The Entrepreneur’s Guide to Financial Statements (Praeger Press, 262 pgs.).