CEO and President
Woll Enterprises advise, mentor and secure financing for startup, early- and later-stage companies in life sciences and health care, consumer and industrial products, software, advanced manufacturing and technology, and renewable and clean energy. The company has an extensive national client base.
CEO David Woll leads the organization with his extensive experience and acumen for assisting businesses in identifying and overcoming the bottlenecks that face all growing businesses. He will help brighten any idea a young startup may have. With over 50 years of professional experience in fundraising, enterprise development, and finance, David has raised over 100 million dollars for businesses throughout the country. His clients have included virtually ever type of business, from small biotech and medical device startups to large communications companies.
To provide his clients the connections they need, David has built an extensive nationwide network of contacts in angel clubs, early- and later-stage venture capital firms; federal, state, and local governmental agencies; banks and other financial institutions; and private foundations. Time and hard work have allowed David to build strong relationships with many angel investors, including several accredited investors and well-known names.
David advises and provides consulting for startup businesses, early- and later-stage companies, and individuals (researchers, inventors, faculty members, entrepreneurs, and more). In addition, he and his associates develop business plans, feasibility studies, financial forecasts, grant applications, and market analyses. To talk to David about your business or idea and discuss its future potential, he invites you to contact him.
He serves as a business consultant, merger and acquisition and financing specialist, and serial entrepreneur: Involvement with hundreds of companies with over forty year’s experience in all aspects of closely held businesses.
Professional activities include mergers and acquisitions; joint venture activities; start-ups; early stage, and turnarounds ; conventional financing (bank, insurance, factoring and accounts receivables, and mortgage companies) and non-conventional financing(venture capital, public, private equity and angel funding), business consulting, management mentoring, restructuring and liquidations.
Adjunct Faculty teaching Introduction to American political science, Introduction to Persona l Law, and Macroeconomics for IVY Tech, Indianapolis, IN. 2009-
Serve on the mentoring and planning committee for the 3 Rivers Venture Fair
Instructor for third grade for Summer Advantage Program, Decatur Township School District, Indiana, 2009
Associate with Gottesman Company (middle market mergers and acquisitions) New York City, N.Y. 2004-2006
Instructor for Keller School of Management. DeVry Institute. Indianapolis, IN. 2005-2006.
Instructor for Kaplan Learning Center (GRE, SAT, BMAT, LSAT and ACT) 2004-2006.
Political fundraiser for the first Hispanic male, city-county council candidate. Indianapolis, IN, July 2003-Nov.2003.
Volunteer Researcher for Indiana gubernatorial candidate, Indianapolis, IN, Sept…2004-Nov. 2004
Legal researcher, for Hogan & Hartson (Washington, D.C.), Indianapolis, IN, December- March, 2003(temporary position)
Served on the committee or the America Israel Chamber of Commerce
Publisher/President, R& W Publishing, Evansville, IN, 1996 – May 2002
President, Woll Enterprises, Evansville, IN, 1984-
Manager overseeing private investments including but not limited to closely-held manufacturing businesses, farm properties, stock and bond portfolios, and oil and gas production.
Adjunct Faculty: University of Southern Indiana, University of Evansville, and Oakland City University (1985-2000):
Political candidate, Evansville, IN
Vice President, Research and Planning Associates, Inc. (business and governmental consulting firm) Indianapolis, IN., 1975-1982
Assistant Director, State Planning Services Agency, Indianapolis, IN 1973 – 1975
Proofreader, Stuart Publications, New York, N.Y., 1972
Legislative Aide to State Representative Joel Deckard and State Senator Robert Orr 1972-1972
Researched legislative issues
Administrative Assistant to Lieutenant Governor Robert Orr, Indianapolis, IN, 1972
Teacher/Supervisor, Comprehensive Educational Center, New York, N.Y., 1970-72
Worked for Human Resource Department of University City, Mo., 1968-69
Supervised children’s afternoon recreational program, Cambridge Settlement Houses, Cambridge, Mass., summer of 1968
Organized tenants residing in public housing. Alliance of Cambridge Settlement
Houses in Cambridge, Mass, summer of 1967
Conducted various planning studies for communities located in southern Indiana. Southwestern Indiana Regional Council of Governments, summer of 1966
School of Liberal Arts
Bachelor’s Degree: Urban Studies, 1970
School of Architecture
Division of Urban Planning
Masters Degree: Urban Planning, 1972
Indiana -Purdue University
School of Public and Environmental Affairs
Masters Degree: Public Administration, 1975
Indiana University School of Law
Foreign Language Skills: German, Spanish (limited)
Individual Awards, Honors and Recognitions: Eagle Scout, Ner Tamid, Silver Beaver, and Indiana Health Industry Forum
Corporate Awards, Honors, and Recognitions: Indiana Health Industry Forum, Finalist, Tech Point Mira Finalist (2011-12), Cited by the dean of the liberal arts department at Ivy Tech College as one of the outstanding instructors
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