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Dave Nielsen, CPA
Senior Manager, Audit

“Providing timely and accurate service is key to letting the client know they always come first.”


Dave currently serves as a senior manager in the firm’s audit department. In his day-to-day role, he specializes in audits of education, manufacturing and distribution, and nonprofit entities.

Prior to joining the firm, Dave worked for BDO Seidman in their internal accounting department assisting with payables and receivables. A consistent and friendly employee, Dave goes the extra mile for all of his clients. In one instance, he assisted an organization with a review of their internal controls in order to help identify areas for improvement. In another instance, he helped to project financial information for the future, which an organization applying for funding. Dave credits his passion for numbers and helping people as the reasons he decided to pursue a career in accounting.

Dave grew up in Grand Rapids, Michigan and currently resides in Dewitt with his wife, Leslie and their son, Samuel. Outside the office, he enjoys playing poker, traveling and staying active with golf or football. He also volunteers his time at The First Tee of Mid-Michigan, helping kids learn critical core values through the game of golf.

Designations
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) – Michigan
  • AICPA Single Audit Expert Certification

Memberships
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants (MICPA)
  • Calvin College Alumni Association
Education
  • Calvin College
    • Bachelor of Science in Accounting, 2008