David Coit

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David Coit is a seasoned commercial and corporate finance professional with over 30 years’ experience. Most of the valuation work he does at Vertess is for healthcare companies such as behavioral healthcare, home healthcare, hospice care, substance use disorder treatment providers, physical therapy, physician practices, durable medical equipment companies, outpatient surgical centers, dental offices, and home sleep testing providers.

He hold certifications as a Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA), issued by the National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts, Certified Value Growth Advisor (CVGA), issued by Corporate Value Metrics,  Certified Merger & Acquisition Advisor (CM&AA), issued by the Alliance of Merger & Acquisition Advisors, and Certified Business Exit Consultant, issued by Pinnacle Equity Solutions.  Moreover, the topic of his doctoral dissertation was business valuation.

David earned a Doctorate in Business Administration from Walden University with a specialization in Corporate Finance (4.0 GPA), an MBA from Keller Graduate School of Management, and a BS in Economics from Northern Illinois University. He is a member of the Golden Key International Honor Society and Delta Mu Delta Honor Society.

Before joining Vertess, David spent approximately 20 years in commercial finance, having worked in senior-level management positions at two Fortune 500 companies.  During his commercial finance career, he analyzed the financial condition of thousands of companies and had successfully placed over $2 billion in corporate debt.

David Coit is a former adjunct professor with 15 years' experience teaching corporate finance, securities analysis, business economics, and business planning to MBA candidates at two nationally recognized universities.

“I joined the Board of Onward! to be a positive influence on my community.  The grants that Onward! provides to community organizations, and the scholarships provided to our community members add value to those recipients.  As such, I wish to be instrumental in Onwards! sustainability and growth.”