GHJ Expands Its Advisory Practice, Hires Managing Director

LOS ANGELES, CA, January 6, 2017… The Los Angeles-based accounting firm, GHJ, is expanding its Advisory Practice. David Horwich joined the firm as Managing Director to lead the Growth Planning and Strategic Advisory service line.

“David will be bringing substantial expertise and experience to our Consulting and Transaction Advisory Practice,” said Anant Patel, partner leading the GHJ Consulting Practice. “Having David join our Firm is an example of our commitment to positioning clients for future growth and value creation. We look forward to collaborating with David as we continue to expand our advisory services.”

GHJ is committed to engaging innovative leaders who cultivate long-term relationships with clients for future success. GHJ is not only a trusted advisor, but a strategic advisor to clients, analyzing ways to optimize business performance and increase shareholder value.

David Horwich

David has worked as an investment banker and advisor to both public and privately held businesses for the past 23 years. David provides his clients with a focused, integrative and transparent approach. David has advised clients in all facets of transactional activity, including raising capital, and buying and selling their businesses. Over the course of his career he has analyzed more than 2,500 companies of various sizes and industries.

Previously, as a banker David worked with middle market companies that were undergoing capital events, such as an Initial Public Offering (“IPO”), a private placement of capital or follow-on offerings and representing both buyers and sellers of companies. He chaired the Fairness Opinion committee for five years at Van Kasper & Co.

David holds an MBA from the University of California, Berkeley, where he served as vice president of his class. David also holds a BA in economics from the University of California, San Diego. With a diverse range of destinations from Paris to Dodger Stadium, David actively travels, often enjoying a scotch whiskey along the way.

About GHJ

Founded in 1953, GHJ is a Los Angeles-based accounting firm that specializes in nonprofit, food and beverage, entertainment and media and health and wellness companies.

Ranked as a top 20 largest accounting firm on the Los Angeles Business Journal’s Book of Lists, the Firm has 14 partners and approximately 130 staff members that serve over 3,000 clients. Also named a 2016 “Best Places to Work” by the Los Angeles Business Journal, our eighth winning year since 2008, GHJ provides an environment where talented and career-minded individuals can grow personally and professionally.