Dan Shea 

Managing Director
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Dan is a results-oriented leader with a 25+ year track record of success in building relationships, developing business opportunities, determining and implementing strategic initiatives, leading teams, providing solutions to complex business issues, and executing and closing transactions in high pressure, high value and time-sensitive situations. Mr. Shea helps lead our business development and transaction advisory efforts for enagagements across all Practice Groups. 

Dan’s transaction experience includes private and public company sales, corporate divestitures, mergers, acquisitions and capital raise engagements, as well as preparing strategic assessments for owners, management and their boards often as a precursor to transaction execution. Dan has worked in a wide variety of sectors including consumer, healthcare, manufacturing, distribution and technology. 

Dan is a frequent presenter/panelist/lecturer at M&A conferences. He has also been cited for his expertise by various publications including The Wall Street Journal, Dow Jones’ Private Equity Analyst, U.S. News & World Report, Financier Worldwide, Pitchbook, IndustryWeek, Alt Assets, and Industry Today. 

Before joining Objective, Dan served as Managing Director with BDO Capital, Hadley Partners, and WYCampbell & Company (a division of Comerica Bank). Early on, he held a senior position with Ernst & Young Corporate Finance LLC, as well. 

Dan received an MBA in Finance from the Weatherhead School at Case Western, and a BA in Economics from the University of Michigan. Registered Representative of BA Securities LLC, Member FINRA SIPC.

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