David Parks, CPA, ABV

Director of Business Valuation Services
Director of Business Valuation Services


David has approximately 30 years of public accounting experience, during which time he has performed a variety of audit, tax, and business consulting services for clients in multiple industries. Over the last 15 years, David has spent most of his professional time performing business valuations and related consulting and litigation support services. David has performed valuations and related services in a variety of contexts, including estate, gift, and income tax planning and reporting, marital dissolutions, shareholder transactions, and mergers and acquisitions.

Industry Expertise

David has valued companies engaged in the coal, oil and gas, construction, manufacturing, transportation, equine, healthcare, banking, and wholesale distribution industries. He has also valued a variety of retail establishments (including restaurants), service businesses, and holding companies owning real estate, marketable securities, closely-held stocks, and other assets. In addition to his valuation work, David also continues to serve clients in the construction industry, overseeing their financial statement audits and tax preparations, and providing various consulting services.

Speaking Engagements

David has experience in public speaking on topics such as business valuation, personal financial planning, and certain tax matters.

Accredited in Business Valuation by the AICPA
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Business Valuation and Forensic & Litigation Services Section
Kentucky Society of Certified Public Accountants, Former Business Valuation and Litigation Committee Member
Financial Consulting Group Member

Porter Memorial Baptist Church, Member, Deacon, and Teacher
New Life Day Center, Former Board Member
North American Mission Board, Trustee and Financial Services Committee Chair
Periodically teaches/facilitates personal finance courses for community groups

Master of Science in Business Administration, 1990, Murray State University, Murray, Kentucky
Bachelor of Science in Accounting, summa cum laude, 1987, Murray State University, Murray, Kentucky