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Dave Truckenbrod headshotDave Truckenbrod

Staff Accountant
Wipfli LLP

YPG member profile

How did you first get involved in the YPG?
I got involved with YPG to meet fellow young professionals and learn more about how the CPA profession is impacting our local business community.
 
What's the best piece of advice you’ve ever received?
Take criticism or feedback as a gift that makes you better at what you do.
 
What do you do in your free time?
Reading, cycling, catching up with friends, and traveling
 
Who is your role model?
My older brothers have always been role models to me and demonstrated what can be accomplished through working hard and being disciplined.
 
What's on your playlist?
Surfjan Stevens, M83, The Killers
 
If you could pick anyone, living or dead, to have dinner with, who would you pick and why?
Steve Jobs, so that I could learn what drove him to be so hard working and innovative.
 
Why did you decide to become an accountant?
The variety of work and being able to act as a trusted business advisor to clients. Constant learning always ensures that no two days are alike and keeps me interested in all the changes happening throughout the accounting profession.
 
What is your dream vacation?
An extended trip that would allow me to travel throughout Europe.
 
What was your very first job?
Sales Associate at Famous Footwear
 
If you could describe yourself in three words, what would they be?
Hardworking, versatile, leader