Kayla Davis, Vice President, Head of M&A at ABM Industries (NYSE: ABM) M&A is a fascinating career path, and traditionally there are a only few entry points. Banking roles are the most common entry point to M&A, but recently, we have seen an increase in practitioners coming from different backgrounds.
In this episode of the M&A Science Podcast, Kayla Davis, Vice President, Head of M&A at ABM Industries, talks about how she transitioned from accounting to an M&A career.
Things you will learn in this episode:
- Kayla's journey to M&A
- How she built her team and the function
- Advice to new M&A practitioners
- How to transition to internally sourcing deals
- Maintaining accountability throughout the entirety of the deal
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