Wes brings more than 17 years of experience as an accounting and finance professional serving clients in the US, Middle East, Europe & Africa. His career has focused on advising private/public companies on complex accounting and capital market transactions such as mergers & acquisitions, divestitures (carve-outs/spin-offs), IPOs, debt/equity offerings, GAAP conversions and joint ventures.
Wes began his career as an auditor with PwC in Chicago, specializing in financial and internal controls audits for healthcare, manufacturing, and pharmaceutical companies. In 2010, he joined PwC’s Capital Markets & Accounting Advisory practice in Zurich, Switzerland where he led accounting advisory services on a variety of transactions involving merger & acquisitions, divestitures and IFRS conversions for Foreign Private Issuers. He has also advised companies on responding to SEC comment letters and has been involved on a number of debt offerings for private clients.
In 2013, Wes relocated to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania with PwC and led US GAAP, IFRS and SEC accounting advisory services on multinational corporations in a variety of different industries. In 2014, Wes left public accounting and accepted a position as the Director of Consolidation and Technical Accounting for ARYZTA, a Swiss public company with over 4 billion in annual revenue.
In 2016, Wes returned to the United States and relocated to Denver, Colorado. Wes is a Certified Public Accountant in the State of Illinois and in the process of getting a reciprocal license in Colorado. Wes received his BA in Finance and Accounting with an International dimension from Indiana University. He is a member of the AICPA.