Danny Charles, CPA, Vice President of Business Development
As Ovation’s vice president of business development, Danny Charles is responsible for identifying and executing on IVF lab acquisition opportunities to expand Ovation’s national IVF lab network. By playing a leading role in Ovation’s continued growth into new markets, Charles helps increase shared best practices among Ovation IVF labs and create value for all shareholders.
He brings to the role extensive, specialized healthcare experience in mergers and acquisitions, including transaction evaluation, negotiation and due diligence.
Before joining Ovation in April 2021, Charles was a director at the consulting, tax and audit firm Katz, Sapper & Miller, where he served in the Transactions Services Group. In this role, he worked with private equity firms and investors to help buyers assess all financial and risk aspects of potential acquisitions, and with sellers and investment banks to evaluate and resolve any possible issues with deals prior to closing.
Earlier in his career, Charles led mergers and acquisitions for a private-equity-backed anesthesia practice management company, aiming to expand the organization regionally through new physician partnerships in key markets. He previously gained experience with transaction advisory and due diligence at a large, global professional services and consulting firm.
Charles earned his Bachelor of Science degree in accounting, as well as a Master of Accountancy degree, at the University of Kentucky. A Certified Public Accountant, he is a member of the American Institute of CPAs and the Tennessee Society of CPAs