Our Banking Practice
Financial institutions are a major focus of our firm. We serve approximately 30 financial institution clients. Approximately 35% of our professional practice is dedicated to this industry.
We have a “significant presence” in providing audit, tax and consulting services to community financial institutions. Our professional staff has experience in the financial institution industry which is of the highest quality and includes assisting with mergers and acquisitions, facilitating strategic planning, and instructing on current accounting, internal audit and regulatory issues. We will be here when you need us. We will be up-to-date. Our extensive experience serving financial institutions illustrates our commitment to the industry.
An important distinction between our firm and others is the amount of management involvement in the engagement. DA&E relies on the following individuals to guide the financial institution practice: Daniel E. Vinkenberg, Troy E. Knust, and Casey J. Moscrip.
At DA&E we believe our people are our greatest asset. Planning to be adequately staffed is an acknowledged strategy of our firm. We believe adding good people makes the group stronger and also gives us the necessary flexibility to increase our services to clients.
Keeping these individuals is also essential in our service to the client. The attrition rates of our professional staff have historically been low compared to industry standards. We have had favorable growth in our firm and the financial institution group has been a significant part of this growth.
Our commitment to client service is implement through:
This philosophy is ingrained throughout our firm and is evident when observing our day-to-day work habits. The services we provide through our firm include: