David Temple

Engagement Partner

Areas of Expertise:

  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Exit Strategy Planning and Execution
  • Startup/Turnaround Management
  • Financial Planning & Analysis
  • Budgeting and Strategic Planning
  • Revenue Acceleration
  • New Channels/ Market Development
  • Asset Utilization & Capital Improvement

Recent Engagements:

  • Christmas Lumber, a Lumber Mill and Manufacturing Facility in Knoxville, TN
  • Hale Construction, a Construction Company Serving Eastern TN
  • Electronic Office, a Technology Firm in Asheville, NC

Previous Experience:

  • CEO & President, Saratoga Technologies, Inc. (Johnson City, TN)
  • CFO, Tiger Brands (South Africa)

David is quite the international, financial powerhouse. With 30+ years of financial management experience, David cut his teeth as CFO at Tiger Brands in South Africa. In the early 2000’s, David founded his own technology company and transitioned both his business and life to the U.S.

As CEO, David grew the company to 120 employees in 4 Tri-Cities (TN) locations, resulting in a successful acquisition by Sharp Corporation.

At this point in my career, it's not about a paycheck. I do this for fulfillment. I love business—growing businesses is my passion.

—David Temple