Dave Shaw

Dave Shaw joined Business Acquisitions, LTD as a Merger and Acquisition (M&A) Specialist and brings over 40 years of entrepreneurial and M&A experience. Dave has been the owner of successful businesses in a wide variety of industries – IT, hospitality, manufacturing, franchising, professional services and more. His experience in M&A started with the buying and selling of his own businesses and evolved into mergers and acquisitions for a VC firm and partnership groups.

A graduate of Colorado State University, Dave started in a family-owned business in the office equipment and supplies industry. Later, he was recruited by a VC firm to oversee a roll-up M&A and IPO strategy for a web services equipment company. One of Dave’s favorite enterprises was a company that he and his wife purchased that developed and produced equipment that improved cognitive performance and helped children with autism. Dave has been President and partner in a restaurant chain as well as owning an executive coaching business.

Dave lives in the Denver area, has been married for forty years and, between his two daughters, has five grandchildren. He’s a certified pilot and enjoys flying, scuba diving, hiking and the great Colorado outdoors!