Author Archives: David Gifford

About David Gifford

David Gifford, CPA, is an audit partner at Grant Thornton in Phoenix, where he is responsible for managing every component of the local audit team, including implementing the strategic direction of the practice, strengthening existing client relationships, identifying new opportunities and managing day-to-day oversight of the practice. For more information, please visit

To Create Phoenix Jobs, Resuscitate IPOs

by in Columnist Spotlight | Finance

Job creation in Phoenix is a critical issue that threatens our hope for a sustained economic recovery. While we have heard many suggestions for creating Phoenix jobs, we have yet to hear of the positive role that resuscitating the initial public offering (IPO) market can play on job creation. By taking a look back at… Read More →