Dave Schwartz

Partner, Harvest

Dave Schwartz joined Harvest in 2006, and returned to Harvest in 2011 after attending business school. Prior to joining Harvest, he was an Analyst at J.P. Morgan where he focused primarily on M&A assignments within the Financial Institutions, Real Estate, Gaming and Lodging sectors.

He has a B.B.A. from the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan and an M.B.A. from Columbia Business School.

Dave serves on the Boards of Granicus, Neighborly, OnPoint Group and PRO Unlimited. He is also involved with MRI Software. He previously served on the Board of Bartlett Holdings.

Speaker Sessions

3:30 - 4:10

The Ever-Evolving Staffing M&A Landscape and What It Means for Your Business in 2021

Despite an unprecedented economic environment, there were 85 M&A transactions in the U.S. staffing industry in 2020, only 14 of which were by publicly traded companies, and with increased optimism for 2021, all eyes are on firms’ exit strategies. How will the deal landscape evolve this year, and how have transaction multiples been affected by the pandemic? For highly acquisitive companies, what are some key planning considerations, and what are some key challenges and pitfalls to consider in pathing a profitable exit? Join Bullhorn’s SVP of Business Development and Alliances, Nina Eigerman, as she convenes a panel of three esteemed leaders who can discuss their experiences with and projections for staffing M&A, including Mahfuz Ahmed, CEO of Disys, and David Schwartz, Partner at Harvest Partners.