David Ives, Managing Director, Finance

David Ives joined The Pelican Group in March 2015 as Managing Director, Finance. David is responsible for the firm’s financial management and accounting.

David has over 30 years of financial management experience including reporting and analysis, accounting systems and controls and administration of policy and procedures. Most recently, David held the position of Vice President Finance for IBA Molecular North America and was responsible for managing the finance, accounting and IT departments. Previously, David held Controller and senior management positions for software and telecommunications companies. David began his career with Grant Thornton LLP.

David has a bachelor’s degree in Business Management with a major in Accounting from the University of Maryland. He is a Certified Public Accountant. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), Maryland Association of CPA’s (MACPA) and Virginia Society of CPA’s (VSCPA). In addition, David has been awarded the designation of Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA) by the AICPA and CIMA.