Principal Consultant; Former Chairman and COO of UHY
Richard “Rick” David is a senior financial and operations executive with more than 40 years of experience in the accounting profession, including a Big Four Firm and in the management of a large national firm. He has also served as the chairman of one of the largest international accounting networks with operations in more than 100 countries. David was appointed by two governors to serve as a regulator for the CPA profession, and is a current member of AICPA Council. David has a demonstrated track record of successfully handling merger, acquisition, and divestitures for his firm and for his clients, participating in a number of transactions of all sizes and complexity. He has successfully built corporate and client service teams, negotiated critical contracts, and undertook meaningful financial restructuring activities. He has also developed and implemented a wide range of innovative business practices in areas such as long term compensation, training, equity funding plans, risk management, and cost controls.