Dave M. Finklang, CPA/CGMA, MBA, Tax Manager and leader of Anders’ Startup and Emerging Companies niche, has been named a 40 Under 40 honoree for 2016 by the St. Louis Business Journal. At 31 years old, Dave is one of the youngest 40 Under 40 recipients.
Dave was selected by a panel of former 40 Under 40 winners from a pool of more than 650 nominations. A special section of the St. Louis Business Journal featuring the other honorees will be published in the February 12th edition of the newspaper. An awards dinner honoring the winners will be held on Thursday, February 18th at the Chase Park Plaza.
Since joining Anders in 2013, Dave has been instrumental in the formation of the Anders Startup and Emerging Companies niche. He is a forward-thinking leader, and has established Anders as a go-to in accounting and advisory services for startup businesses. Dave has been able to bring together staff from across the firm in different service areas to provide clients with the best, most comprehensive financial experience possible. From business valuation, to audit, to tax work, to cloud solutions, to technology, the startup team is able to consult and advise on an array of topics that will ultimately help these companies get off the ground.
Dave currently serves as President of the board for Friends of Arch Grants, and is a member of St. Louis Arch Angels. Dave regularly attends events at T-Rex, the Missouri Venture Forum, and has represented Anders at St. Louis Startup Connection, and St. Louis Startup Weekend three years in a row. He was most recently named as one of the Top 100 St. Louisans to Know to Success in Business by Small Business Monthly. Dave’s individual accomplishments are well known in the startup community, but he also has made the most of Anders’ commitment to startups through sponsorships with Missouri Growth Association, Association for Corporate Growth, the Partnership for Downtown St. Louis, and T-Rex.
On a civic level, Dave serves as director for the Testicular Cancer Society, is a mentor angel for Imerman Angels, and a board member on the University of Central Missouri School of Accountancy Advisory Board.All Insights