Dan Shea

Dan Shea

Managing Director

Los Angeles



Executive Summary

Mr. Shea serves as Managing Director and Head of Private Equity Coverage for BDO Capital Advisors, LLC. He has over 25 years of experience providing transaction and valuation advice to public and private companies as well as private equity firms. He has worked in a variety of industries including Consumer, Food & Retail, Healthcare & Life Sciences, Manufacturing & Distribution and Technology, Media & Telecom. Noteworthy past clients include: Textron, General Motors, Catalytica Energy Systems, TRW, rallysportdirect.com, Frozen Food Express Industries, Amada North America, Masco, Thyssen, and Yokohama.

Mr. Shea has primary responsibility for BDO Capital’s relationships and clientele in the Western region of the U.S. He is a frequent presenter/lecturer at M&A conferences and has been interviewed for various publications including U.S. News & World Report, The Wall Street Journal, Dow Jones’ Private Equity Analyst, PitchBook, IndustryWeek, AltAssets, and Industry Today.  

Before joining BDO in 2011, Mr. Shea served as Managing Director with Hadley Partners and also with W. Y. Campbell & Company (a division of Comerica, Inc. – NYSE:CMA), most recently establishing and heading up Campbell’s Los Angeles office. Early on, he held a senior position within Ernst & Young Corporate Finance LLC as well.

Industry Experience:
  • Consumer, Food & Retail: E-Commerce, Food, and Retail 
  • Healthcare & Life Sciences: Healthcare Services
  • Manufacturing & Distribution: Aerospace & Defense, Automotive, Building Products, Construction, Electronics, Energy, Metal Processing & Fabrication, and Specialty Chemicals
  • Technology, Media & Telecom: E-Commerce, Computer Software & Hardware, and Media

Professional Affiliations and Accreditations

Investment Banking Representative


Masters of Business Administration in Finance, Case Western Reserve University 
Bachelor of Science in Economics, University of Michigan