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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

Managing Risk from Construction Change Orders

“That project finished exactly as the contract stated,” said no Construction owner, ever. Managing risk is key to any successful construction project. And while change is to be expected with nearly all projects, change orders can present a significant. Read More >>

Recruiting: A Continuous Challenge for Construction Contractors

The construction industry faces a number of tumultuous challenges. From unreliable subcontractors, scheduling challenges, high insurance costs, available cash, tax reform, turbulent weather conditions and technology adoption, there’s no shortage of challenges, but recruiting remains the top focus for. Read More >>

Construction Succession Planning and Ownership Transition

As this next wave of construction company owners begins planning their retirement, their children begin contemplating their own long-term career commitments. Many times, owners must consider other succession plan opportunities because what was once thought of as a family-owned. Read More >>

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