Co-founder and Managing Partner
In one word, Dave describes
BCG&Co. as ... "Caring."
An energetic and active executive with over 30 years’ experience in accounting, including all levels of nonprofit and business organizations. Dave co-founded BCG & Company 28 years ago based upon the core principle with which he and the other founding partners shared: a commitment to delivering the quality of a national firm, with the personalized service of a local business. Dave and company have since directed, cultivated, and expanded BCG&Co. into a dynamic and growth-oriented, regional certified public accounting and consulting firm.
Currently, Dave is the managing partner for the firm’s overall strategy and operations. His leadership in the industry has been recognized by the Ohio Society of CPA’s as one of the most influential CPA’s in the 100 year history of the society. His stewardship of the firm has resulted in the firm being consecutively named a NorthCoast 99 company – one of the best places to work in Northeast Ohio.
His passion began as a practice manager at regional and national accounting firms, following obtaining a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration with concentrations in accounting from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. He became a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and acquired a strong client service background in accounting and auditing, with an emphasis on management advisory services.
Dave is uniquely adept in business and industry consulting, with an emphasis on manufacturing/distribution and non-profits. He is also exceptionally experienced with financial projections, cash flow planning, financing, business management and strategic planning.
Professional Associations and Leadership
Member of: American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the Ohio Society of Certified Public Accountants (OSCPA).
Past Chair of the OSCPA, past Trustee of the Ohio CPA/PAC, past member of Council of the AICPA, past member of Professional Ethics Executive Committee (PEEC), and a reviewer for the AICPA’s Practice Monitoring Program.
Awards and Service
With a company built upon ‘Caring People. Shaping Futures.’ – community involvement is a core value in which Dave is an influential participant. His actions speak louder than words. Dave’s commitment is to shape not only the company, employees and its clients, but also the community.
Greater Akron Chamber's 2014 Small Business Advocate of the Year
‘2012 Betty Dalton Community Service Award’ from Greenleaf Family Center
‘2011 H. Peter Burg Award for Community Leadership’ from the American Red Cross of Summit and Portage Counties
‘2011 Distinguished Service Award’ from the United Way of Summit County
2009 Recognized by the Ohio Society of CPAs with a Public Service Award
Serves as Trustee, Vice Chair of Small Business and Executive Committee Member of the Greater Akron Chamber, as well as Chair of its Small Business Council; Past President and Treasurer of Embracing Futures, Inc.; Trustee and Chair of the Finance and Audit Committee for Akron General Health Systems; Member of the United Way of Summit County’s 2013 Executive Campaign’s Council.
Former Trustee and leadership roles with United Way of Summit County, Portage Country Club, United Disability Services, Ohio Presbyterian Retirement Communities, Rockynol Retirement Community, Weathervane Community Playhouse, Ridgewood Lakes Homeowners Association and The Akron City Club.
Who is Dave outside the office?
Dave resides in Fairlawn with his wife, Vicki, and their two sons.
He grew up in : Sidney, Ohio.
Spends his time : with family and friends enjoying good food and wine!
Roots for : the Cleveland Browns and the Ohio State Buckeyes.
Interests : He enjoys playing golf.