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David Parks

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David Parks, CPA/ABV

Business Valuation Director

  • Role

    Business Valuation Director

  • Service

    Business Valuation


  • Lexington, KY

  • Direct Line: 859.425.7628

Professional Experience

David has more than 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. He 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. David currently spends most of his professional time serving as a senior wealth advisor for the firm’s affiliate, Dean Dorton Wealth Management.

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, David provides various tax and consulting services to companies engaged in the construction industry.

Professional Activities

  • 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

Community Involvement

  • Porter Memorial Baptist Church, Member, Deacon, and Teacher
  • New Life Day Center, Former Board Member
  • North American Mission Board, Former 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

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