As the firm’s higher education practice leader, Dave Capitano provides oversight to more than 200 team members serving over 400 public and private colleges, universities, research institutions and academic medical centers across the United States. Dave has more than 30 years of experience working with college and university leadership and boards in a variety of strategic advisory and accounting areas. He takes a hands-on approach working collaboratively with institutional leadership to provide guidance and advice to be sustainable and resilient.
Dave hosts Higher Ed Advisor, Baker Tilly’s biweekly higher education podcast, which discusses the latest news, trends and changes impacting colleges, universities and research institutions. Additionally, Dave co-leads the collegiate athletics and esports practice where he has the privilege of working directly with athletic directors, coaches and student athletes to help them succeed on and off the field.
Harvard Business School (Boston)
Executive Leadership Program
King’s College (Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania)
Bachelor of Science in accounting