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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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Attain business goals with profits interests
Profits interests can help LLCs attract, retain and reward employees, provide tax benefits, and support business objectives. Here's what you need to know to use them strategically.
David Howell
Article August 08, 2017 4 min read
Equity compensation in venture capital and private equity
When it comes to valuation of equity compensation in privately-owned companies, the OPM Backsolve method can be useful for companies with a complex capital structure with multiple classes of equity. Here's our overview of this best-practice method.
David Howell
Article June 19, 2017 6 min read