David H. Kloess is a Partner in our Financial Reporting and Assurance department. David has over thirty years of experience serving the financial reporting, accounting and related advisory needs of both private and public companies. Prior to joining Bennett Thrasher in 2015, David was a partner with BDO USA, working in both the Atlanta and Washington, D.C. offices, and most recently was a partner and CEO with the Atlanta accounting firm, Windham Brannon.
David specializes in not only delivering service excellence through technical expertise, but also being a valued resource for business insights and advice. Throughout his career, he has helped clients navigate the challenges of every cycle of business, from start-up / raising capital to intense growth that may include acquisitive growth, merger and/or liquidity events, including IPOs. David also formally consults and provides advisory services for many businesses on matters relating to mergers and acquisitions, internal controls, talent assessment and strategic planning. David is highly experienced in many industries including manufacturing / distribution, technology, construction, restaurants / franchise and real estate.
David is a graduate from the University of Alabama earning a BS of Commerce and Business Administration in Accounting and serves on the Advisory Board of the Culverhouse School of Accountancy. David is a licensed Certified Public Accountant (CPA).