Dan Vella is a partner in the Assurance Services division and a member of Marcum's national Construction Industry Practice group. He came to Marcum in 2015 via the Firm's merger with DGLF CPAs & Business Advisors, a full-service accounting firm specializing in construction and real estate, with offices in Nashville, Tennessee, and Orlando, Florida.
Mr. Vella joined DGLF in 1992 after six years in public accounting and seven years in private industry. He became a partner in 1996 and specializes in mergers and acquisitions in the manufacturing and construction industries, focusing on due diligence engagements.
He uses his 35 years of experience to provide clients with audits and reviews of their construction-related entities and manufacturing facilities. He also offers consulting services on such issues as internal controls, increased bonding and contractor licensing capacity, surety workout situations, merger and acquisition due diligence, and business valuation.
Mr. Vella has performed more than 275 due diligence engagements as well as more than 50 internal audits for both small businesses and publicly held corporations. He has been engaged by both buyers and sellers to help prepare and evaluate their companies.
He has been published in the Journal of Construction Accounting & Taxation. He also teaches seminars on performing due diligence engagements and understanding construction accounting.
Mr. Vella has served as treasurer and as a member of the original steering committee for the South-Central Chapter of the Design Build Institute of America. In addition, he belongs to both the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Tennessee Society of Certified Public Accountants.
Dan graduated from the Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech) with a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting.
- American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
- Associated General Contractors (AGC) of Middle Tennessee, Education Committee
- Design Build Institute of America, South-Central Chapter, past treasurer and Steering Committee member
- Tennessee Society of Certified Public Accountants
- Journal of Construction Accounting & Taxation
Merger and Acquisition Due Diligence
Surety Workout Situations
Bachelor of Science in Accounting
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech)