Full Name
Dave O'Brien
Job Title
Engagement Manager
Sapling Financial Consultants Inc.
Speaker Bio
Dave is a Chartered Professional Accountant and a Consultant with Sapling. After completing his undergraduate degree in Business Administration at Wilfrid Laurier University, he worked for four years at a mid-size accounting firm. His time in public accounting gave him exposure to numerous companies in diverse industries, and a keen eye for analyzing financial statements. After cutting his teeth in public accounting, Dave furthered his education by completing a Master of Finance degree at Wilfrid Laurier University, to complement his background. With Sapling, Dave has helped grow the diligence practice, overseeing the preparation of Quality of Earnings reports for mid-market transactions in industries ranging from healthcare to aviation. As part of due diligence engagements, Dave leverages his background in accounting to understand the earnings of a company, and go deeper than internal or accountant-prepared financial statements. Additionally, Dave has experience in operational and budget modelling, valuations, and data analytics
Dave O'Brien