David has been a practicing CPA for more than 25 years. He passed all five parts of the CPA exam in his first attempt and his results scored in the top 5% across the nation.
His first accounting job was with Arkansas Western Gas. He started public accounting with the firm of Scarbrough & Murtishaw in Fayetteville, Arkansas in 1995. While there, he gained valuable experience in tax preparation, auditing, and compilation. He became the lead auditor for the firm before he left in 1997.
David took the managing CPA position for the firm Day, McGuire and Keels in Siloam Springs 1997. While with Day, McGuire and Keels, David began to develop a high level of expertise in corporate, partnership and individual tax preparation. In 2000, David purchased the Siloam Springs office of Day, McGuire and Keels and merged it with Michael Houston's CPA firm to form Houston, Evans and Company CPA's. While an owner/partner at Houston, Evans and Company, David became a licensed Personal Financial Specialist & Certified Financial Planner. During this time, David expanded the firm's services in the areas of advanced tax, estate & financial planning.
In 2005, David sold his interest in the Siloam Springs firm and opened his independent firm in Grove, Oklahoma. David purchased Gayle Edmondson's CPA firm in 2008 and now has offices in Grove & Miami, Oklahoma. David was born and raised in Siloam Springs, Arkansas. He graduated from John Brown University in 1993, and married his wife Cheryl that same year. They have two wonderful children. The family has resided in Grove, Oklahoma since 2004. Davids wife, Cheryl, owns and operates Studio 31 Photography (www.studio31photography.com). The family is actively involved in their church and community.
We combine the experience of a large firm with the personal attention that only a small firm can provide. our clients come back to us year after year because they know they are in good hands. We work to develop long-term relationships, whether your needs are simple or complex, we can help.
In addition to being a Certified Public Accountant, David is also a Certified Planner, Registered Investment Advisor and Certified Wealth Preservation Planner. David specializes in complex individual, business & trust tax preparation, and all areas of financial & estate planning. His credentials, experience & training separate him from other accounts and financial planners. With Davids knowledge and expertise he is able to analyze and coordinate his clients entire financial picture with an understanding of how each situation & decision impacts the various areas of a person's financial life. When all the areas of a person's finances are working in coordination, a synergy is created that results in superior tax savings, investment returns & wealth accumulation. Whether it be taxes, retirement, investments or financial & estate planning. David has the unique ability to make sure these areas are working together for YOUR BEST INTEREST. David & our entire firm are dedicated to giving you the advice that is best for you and your financial future.