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David Wells

Partner, Transaction Advisory Services
Ernst & Young

David Wells

David Wells is a Partner in the New York Transaction Support practices supporting corporate and private equity clients on acquisitions and divestitures.

David has more than 20 years of transaction experience in a variety of industries including process outsourcing, business services, consumer and industrial products, aerospace, the construction industry and financial services.

His operations experience includes roles serving as an owner-operator of a regional fire services company. After successfully growing the company organically and through acquisition, he led its sale to a $4 billion NASDAQ business-to-business services company.

David was also a Regional Director establishing divisional policies and financial metrics while also sourcing, performing diligence and integrating the acquisition of more than 20 fire service and installation companies with census exceeding 1,000 personnel.

David was also an audit manager specializing in the audits of publicly traded companies.

David graduated with a Bachelors of Arts in Economics from Trinity College (CT) and a Masters in Accounting from New York University Stern School of Business.  He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the New York State Society of CPA’s and is a Six Sigma Green Belt.