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 CFO, 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.
David and his team have expanded the Fuse CFO (formerly Fuse Financial Partners) menu of client services and financial technology to serve a growing, diverse clientele. Notably, the company has achieved multiple distinctions on the Charlotte Business Journal’s “Best Places to Work” list.
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.).
When he is not helping clients grow their business, David enjoys real estate investing and traveling with his wife, Tracey.
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