Dale A. Ruther

CPA, CIT, CDS, CCIFP

Office

3421 Ridgewood Road, Suite 300

Akron, OH 44333


330.255.2427
330.762.3108

About Dale

Industry & Service Expertise

Articles

Dale Ruther focuses on providing audit, taxation and advisory services to clients in a variety of industries.

As practice leader for the firm’s Construction Services Group, his extensive experience includes contract accounting both on the audit and tax side, construction claims, incentive performance pay packages for executive and field personnel, performance measurement systems, mergers and acquisitions and job costing system analyses.

Dale is also the firm’s nonprofit practice leader with expertise in OMB A-133, compensation strategies for tax-exempt organizations, benchmarking and performance measurement systems. In addition, Dale represents a number of manufacturing and industrial product businesses within the firm.

Dale also represents a number of franchisees of various systems. He presents annually at the Buffalo Wings National Franchise Association business summit on various accounting, auditing, business and tax topics that affect franchises.

Dale was with Main Hurdman Peat Marwick (now KPMG) before joining Bober Markey Fedorovich in 1982. He was elected partner in 1992.

Certifications

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
  • Construction Industry Technician (CIT)
  • Construction Document Specialist (CDS)
  • Certified Construction Industry Finance Professional (CCIFP)

Specializations

Education

  • Bachelor of Arts in accounting and management, Walsh University, magna cum laude

Professional and Civic Memberships

Awards and Accolades

Revenue Recognition Issue 8 – Special Focus: Construction

As the new standards are being rolled out, the construction industry needs to address these standards as well as the unique accounting issues that the construction contractor faces with preparing their annual financial statements. There are several unique items. Read More >>

Study Identifies 5 Major Construction Risk Factors

It’s impossible to run any business without incurring risks, but the construction industry is riskier than most. Smart contractors do all they can to understand and mitigate the business threats they face so their businesses remain viable in times. Read More >>

Nasty Numbers: 7 red flags to watch out for in your financial statements

Financial statements show not only where a construction company stands financially, but also where it may be headed. Contractors who work with their financial advisors to analyze their statements can often catch problems early on — before they turn. Read More >>

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