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David provides business valuation solutions to clients in the areas of financial reporting, transactions, equity ownership programs, litigation, and business planning. His industry knowledge and experience includes financial services, construction and engineering, health care, manufacturing, distribution, and professional services.

David specializes in valuation for intangible assets, equity ownership plans, shareholder disputes, and buyouts.  He has a B.A. in economics from Northwestern University, an M.B.A. in finance from Northwestern University, and previously held FINRA/NASD series 7 and 63 securities licenses. David serves as an instructor in finance and business valuation at Northwestern University, School of Continuing Studies.

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Accounting for profits interests in limited liability companies
This increasingly popular form of equity compensation offers broad flexibility, but businesses must be aware of the general guidelines and accounting and reporting requirements, since profits interests impact both the income statement and the balance sheet.
David Howell
Whitepaper February 09, 2018 9 minute read
Equity compensation: 10 tips to get you ready for year end
Did your company issue equity compensation in 2017? Here are 10 things to consider as you prepare for year-end equity compensation planning.
David Howell
Article October 27, 2017 1 min read