As vice president of corporate development, Dave West evaluates merger and acquisition and partnering opportunities, offers strategic planning expertise, helps guide communication with market partners and investors, and assists with integration and joint efforts with ECS’ parent company, ASGN. Mr. West also supports internal process improvement and business development efforts.
Prior to joining ECS, Mr. West led the merger and acquisition (M&A) practice at leading federal sector management consulting firm, Wolf Den Associates. At the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), he was a founding member of the Secretary’s staff and served as an adviser to Secretaries Tom Ridge and Michael Chertoff. He later worked in investment banking and principal investing roles at Morgan Stanley in New York.
Mr. West has a Bachelor of Arts from Duke University, a Master of Science from the London School of Economics, and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business where he was a Harper Fellow.