July 8, 2024

David Hartley Appointed to the SIU Foundation Board of Directors

David Hartley, CPA, CISA, advisory partner-in-charge at Anders CPAs + Advisors (Anders), has been appointed to the Southern Illinois University (SIU) Foundation Board of Directors effective July 1, 2024. With a distinguished career and a deep commitment to philanthropy, Hartley brings invaluable expertise to the Foundation’s mission of supporting SIU’s academic endeavors.

As a proud alumnus, David’s appointment holds special significance. In his new role, he will leverage his extensive knowledge and strategic insights to guide the Foundation in its fundraising efforts and initiatives, furthering its mission to maximize private support for the university and assist in achieving its long-range goals.

I am honored to join the SIU Foundation Board of Directors and to contribute to the important work of advancing Southern Illinois University. I am committed to leveraging my experience and resources to support our students, faculty, and the entire SIU community.

Dave Hartley

Established in 1942, the SIU Foundation serves as a vital conduit for alumni and other friends of the university to invest in its future. Through strategic partnerships and philanthropic endeavors, the Foundation plays a pivotal role in advancing SIU’s academic excellence and student success.

David’s appointment underscores the Foundation’s commitment to engaging dynamic leaders who can drive positive change and make a lasting impact on the university and its students.

About David Hartley

David is the partner-in-charge of advisory at Anders with over three decades of experience serving both public and privately-held businesses, showcasing his unique blend of technological expertise and CPA proficiency. With a background in C-suite leadership and consulting, he specializes in helping middle-market businesses grow while focusing on innovation and technology. David’s cumulative experience, gained across a variety of roles in multiple industries, allows him to contribute to building the CPA firm of the future at Anders. In this capacity, he steers the advisory practice, orchestrating its strategic direction and propelling growth. As a former CIO, his experience enables him to find innovative technology uses to make businesses more successful. His insights are featured on LinkedIn, on various podcasts as both a host and a guest and in popular publications. By sharing his thought leadership across numerous platforms, David empowers fellow CPAs to revolutionize their firms, seamlessly integrate technology and adopt novel business paradigms.

David is a Certified Public Accountant in the state of Missouri and is also a Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA). He holds a B.S. in Accounting from Southern Illinois University – Carbondale. He is a member of the Missouri Society of Certified Public Accountants (MOCPA) and chair of the consulting collaboration group with Leading Edge Alliance (LEA) Global. He previously served on the MOCPA Board of Directors and served as the President on the Board of Directors for Memory Care Home Solutions. His work has been recognized with several awards, including being named a 2018 Outstanding Visionary by the MOCPA. David has also been featured in numerous publications and currently hosts the But Who’s Counting podcast.

Learn more about David Hartley and Anders advisory services.

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