David G. Echelbarger, CPA/CGMA
David G. Echelbarger is a Shareholder and the President at Echelbarger, Himebaugh, Tamm & Co., P.C. (EHTC). David first joined EHTC in 1987 as a tax intern. After graduating from Aquinas College in 1988 with a B.A. degree 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.
David is responsible for the vision and direction of EHTC. As the leader of the firm's management team, David has a significant role in managing the operations and business development at EHTC. In addition to his extensive tax and accounting experience, David 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.
David is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the Information Technology Alliance (ITA). He is a member of the board of directors for the Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants (MICPA), is Chairman of the MICPA Mid-Size and Large Firms Forum, and serves on the MICPA Michigan Turnaround Task Force Committee. 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.
David and EHTC have been recognized by Accounting Today, Accounting Technology and Microsoft Corporation for their contributions to the industry. David was also recognized by Business Direct Weekly as a Business Leader Under 40 in West Michigan.
Areas of Expertise:
- Business Management
- Technology Consulting