David N. McCurdy

President and CEO of The Advisory and Consulting Group

 

Achievements

Experience

David has over 30 years experience growing small companies into successful medium size companies with a focus on customer service and reputation.

David has worked in a number of different industries and different countries.  He has experience at the Board of Directors level and is a qualified accountant.. 

David McCurdy has many years of successfully helping management teams break down challenges into their component parts understanding the interrelationship between internal and external stakeholders, markets, regulations and risk management.  From this breakdown creative tactical operating plans are developed to overcome the challenges while maintaining goals and increasing profitability.


He is a successful strategist and change agent with a solid track record of effectively managing business operations, organizational growth, financial challenges and risk across diverse industries and countries.  David's successes include growing a company's revenue from $7m to $95m with over 1,600 employees over four years.


David is most effective when he helps business unit managers and their teams communicate better, manage risk and focus on customer service so they achieve their goals, improve sustainable financial performance and increase profits.

Areas of Expertise

  • Growth Strategies
  • Strategic and Tactical Planning
  • Startups
  • P&L and Balance Sheet Management
  • Business Plans
  • Risk Management
  • Financing
  • Bank and Investor relations
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Contract Negotiations
  • Startups, New Business Development
  • Reputation Management
  • Culture Development
  • Change Management
  • Crisis Management
  • Regulatory Compliance

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skill and knowledge that apply to all businesses

David's transferable skills include: Recruiting, motivating and developing skilled teams to meet corporate goals/objectives, financing strategies, reputation management and contract negotiation. Known as driven, creative and decisive, his leadership style is built on collaboration and open discussion of major issues, resulting in the best possible decision  and "win-win" results.

Financing

David has significant experience in negotiating, structuring and implementing multi-million dollar debt and equity transactions for the formation and acquisition of operating companies and real estate.