David G. Echelbarger, CPA/CGMA
Managing Partner / Shareholder
David G. Echelbarger is a Shareholder and the Managing Partner at Echelbarger, Himebaugh, Tamm & Co., P.C. (EHTC). Dave first joined EHTC in 1987 as a tax intern and after graduating from Aquinas College in 1988 with a Bachelors of Business Administration in Accounting, he worked in the Accounting and Auditing department while developing EHTC's Technology Solutions division. In 2012, he earned the Charter Global Management Accountant (CGMA) designation, a global designation for CPAs working in business and government.
Dave is responsible for the vision and direction of EHTC. As the leader of the firm's management team, Dave has a significant role in managing the operations and business development at EHTC. In addition to his extensive tax and accounting experience, Dave has over 24 years of experience in technology consulting and implementation. He specialized in the development and implementation of automated accounting and finance systems in the areas of distribution, manufacturing, construction, professional services and non-profit organizations.
Dave is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA). He is Chair – Elect of both the Board of Directors and the Executive Committee for the Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants (MICPA) and is also a member of the MICPA Awards Committee and Special Tax Task Force Committees. He is committed to servicing West Michigan’s non-profit community as shown by his past participation on numerous non-profit boards, including the Gerontology Network.
Dave and EHTC have been recognized by Accounting Today, Accounting Technology and Microsoft Corporation for their contributions to the industry. Dave was also recognized by Business Direct Weekly as a Business Leader in West Michigan.
Areas of Expertise:
- Business Management
- Technology Consulting