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David Seamans

David Seamans

Charleston, SC, United States
Member since December 18, 2016
Dave is a member of an advanced analytics team at a leading management consulting firm. He has extensive experience in building financial models (including valuation), data analytics, and financial planning and analysis. Prior to his current role, Dave raised debt and equity as an advisor for Merrill Lynch and as a partner of a hedge fund. As a freelancer, he enjoys helping a wider variety of clients solve financial problems.
David is now available for hire
Career Highlights
Select Certifications
Case studies
Industry Expertise
  • Energy
  • Financial Services
  • Venture Capital
Other Expertise
  • Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A)
  • Fundraising
  • Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A)
  • Portfolio Analysis
  • Valuation
  • Associate
    2017 - PRESENT
    Booz Allen Hamilton
    • Worked as a member of an advanced analytics team.
    • Built a complex optimization model for senior leadership to reduce time and costs.
    • Provided strategic decision support with big data analytics.
    Focus areas: Business Intelligence, Financial Modeling, Data Analysis, Pricing Analysis, Cost Reduction & Optimization, Financial Data Analysis
  • General Partner
    2016 - 2017
    Drift Capital Partners
    • Worked as the portfolio manager for Drift Credit Opportunities Fund, LP.
    • Structured and built an IRR calculator and financial model for a $50 million SPV to invest in credit instruments.
    • Modeled an opportunity to buy a specialty finance company.
    • Built a risk management tool to model discounted cash flows of the fund's credit investments.
    • Managed and was responsible for business development, portfolio analytics, and investment analysis.
    Focus areas: Mergers & Acquisitions, Portfolio Analysis, Financial Modeling, Data Analysis, Comparable Company Analysis, Capital Structure Analysis
  • Senior Portfolio Advisor | Financial Advisor
    2012 - 2016
    Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith, Inc.
    • Managed a combined $280 million in assets representing businesses, business owners, and executives.
    • Structured and presented complex financial plans.
    • Researched and analyzed countless investment opportunities for my team's clients.
    Focus areas: Financial Modeling, Portfolio Analysis, Stock Analysis, Financial Planning
  • Associate
    2011 - 2012
    Tioga Energy
    • Built a complex pricing tool to model and price sale-leaseback transactions for the outside sales teams.
    • Wrote a Monte Carlo simulation to analyze compound annual growth rates of various inputs.
    • Prepared financial proposals to develop, fund, build, and sell multi-million dollar energy projects.
    • Grew the renewable energy financing startup to over 50 employees.
    Focus areas: Financial Modeling, Revenue & Expense Projections, Pricing Analysis
  • Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Finance
    2018 - 2020
    Duke University - Durham, NC, USA
  • Series 66 License in Finance
    2012 - 2017
    Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) - Charleston, SC, USA
  • Series 7 License in General Securities Representative, Finance
    2012 - 2017
    Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) - Charleston, SC, USA
  • Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst in Finance
    2016 - 2016
    CAIA Association - Charleston, SC, USA
  • Certified Financial Planner in Finance
    2012 - 2016
    Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards (CFP Board) - Charleston, SC, USA
  • Bachelor's degree in Physics, Economics
    2007 - 2011
    College of Charleston - Charleston, SC, USA
  • Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst
    CAIA Association
  • Certified Financial Planner
    APRIL 2016 - PRESENT
    College for Financial Planning
  • Series 7/66
    FINRA | Financial Industry Regulatory Authority
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