David Gay
David GayPartner, Assurance ServicesErnst & Young

David is an audit partner with 17 years of experience in accounting and auditing, focusing primarily on multinational consumer and industrial products companies. He also serves clients operating in the construction / engineered products, distribution and financial services industries. David has extensive experience coordinating global audit services, consulting on technical matters, and advising on both private industry and SEC reporting and internal control matters.

In connection with providing audit services, David routinely provides advisory and technical accounting assistance to his clients’ strategic transactions. Such transactions include acquisitions, disposals, restructuring, and joint venture investments. David has provided assistance on over 60 strategic transactions during his career.

An alumnus of the University of Wisconsin School of Business with a BA in Accounting, David is the Audit Committee Chair of the University of Wisconsin’s Center for Advanced Studies in Business and serves on the School of Business Diversity Advisory Council and Accounting Advisory Council.

David is actively involved with United Way of Greater Milwaukee, serving on the Board of Directors and the Emerging Leaders Council. David also serves as a Board member for College Possible is a member of the Development Committee for City Year Milwaukee.