DAVID W. MENARD
PRESIDENT & CEO
Mr. Menard is the founder, President and Chief Executive Officer, as well as the principal shareholder, of the firm.
has over thirty years of broad general and financial management experience with emphasis on investment banking, corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, strategic and business planning, controllership, accounting and other matters.
international experience includes multiple European and South American assignments.
business expertise covers a wide range of industries including food, consumer products, packaging products, chemicals, metalworking, industrial manufacturing, wholesale distribution, retail, business services, financial services, environmental, healthcare, transportation, and construction products and services.
In addition to his activities at Colmen Menard, he is also the Founder, President, CEO and principal stockholder of Moro Corporation.
This industrial holding company is engaged, through subsidiaries, in the fabrication of concrete reinforcing steel, mechanical contracting, distribution of construction products and other activities.
Under Mr. Menard's
has made two significant acquisitions and is now a rapidly growing and profitable public company.
Prior to founding a predecessor affiliate company in 1982, Mr. Menard
was employed in a variety of increasing responsible accounting, financial and general management positions in leading accounting and industrial companies.
These companies included Price Waterhouse
(accounting/management consulting), W.R. Grace & Co.
(controllership/planning/acquisitions), and IU International Corporation
(Vice President - Finance and CFO of Gotaas-Larsen Shipping
Corporation/Corporate Vice President of Audit Services).
Mr. Menard has been a director of numerous corporations and is active in a variety of civic and social organizations.
Currently, he is a member of the Board of Directors of Moro Corporation (steel and construction products and services), Moro Management Company (private equity investment firm), J. M. Ahle Co., Inc. (steel products), Rado Enterprises, Inc. (mechanical contracting), JAD Associates, LLC (real estate investments), and Eagleville Foundation/ Eagleville Hospital (non-profit hospital based drug and alcohol treatment).
Mr. Menard is also a member of the Association for Corporate Growth, Eastern Technology Council, Greater Philadelphia Venture Group, Turnaround Management Association, The Union League of Philadelphia and other organizations.
Mr. Menard obtained a BS in economics from Cornell University and also holds an MBA in accounting and finance from the Johnson Graduate School of Management at Cornell University.
He has completed the Harvard Business School Corporate Financial Management Program and is also a Certified Public Accountant.