David Ritter is a Managing Director at ALM First, who works with clients by focusing on both their quantitative and qualitative strategic growth initiatives; whether via facilitating an entire merger and acquisition process, conducting strategic planning, building customized sophisticated yet practical financial scenario analyses models for clients, or creating de novo business plans.
David provides a multitude of advisory services to clients, including merger and acquisition guidance, business valuation and strategic planning. He has worked with credit unions, banks, mortgage companies and CUSOs to help build strategies and move quickly towards their financial goals. From prospecting merger opportunities for clients, to establishing effective financial and operational negotiations for new business, to deal closing and post-merger integration, he is completely hands-on in the entire merger and acquisition process. David also helps clients understand the true value of their business through a wide range of financial valuation services.
David earned his Bachelor of Arts in Business Economics from the University of California, Santa Barbara, his Master of Business Administration from Carnegie Mellon, Tepper School of Business and is a Certified Valuation Analyst.