David Cusimano

Certified Value Growth Advisor ™

David Cusimano has been working for over fifteen years with small and middle-market private companies in capacities ranging from entrepreneur to middle-market investment banker and Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) advisor. He has led numerous strategic planning, M&A valuation, financial analysis, and CFO engagements. David’s diverse career is tied together by the unifying theme of identifying opportunities where others see problems and wrapping strategies of success around them. In addition to working with Emerge Dynamics, David facilitates the financial modules of the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Business Program, has taught economics courses at both Tulane University and Delgado Community College, a Mergers and Acquisitions course at the University of Navarra in Pamplona, Spain, and invests through Gulf Search Capital. David holds a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Louisiana State University, an M.A. in Economics from University of
Texas at Arlington, an M.B.A. with finance and international business concentrations from Tulane University, and the Certified Turnaround Analyst (CTA), Certified Merger and Acquisition Advisor (CM&AA), Certified Value Builder (CVBA), and the Certified Value Growth Advisor (CVGA) designations.