Dave McCarthy

CPA, CSEP
Principal
Medina, OH
Resident of Medina, OH
Rea Team Member Since 1987
  • At Rea, Dave is responsible for client relationships, and he also serves as the office manager for the Medina office.

Topics or areas of expertise that Dave can talk about (even in his sleep):

  • Tax
  • Business planning
  • Estate planning
  • Lean Six Sigma
  • Family business succession

How we know he knows what he's doing:

  • Dave began his career in the accounting industry 1987 when he joined the firm.
  • He earned his bachelor's degree in accounting from the University of Akron.
  • 2018 Richard Rea Award for Client Service

Furthering his professional development, Dave is involved with:

  • Ohio Society of CPAs
  • American Institute of CPAs

When he's not in the office, you can find him:

  • Building or restoring things in his shop
  • Spending time with his wife and two children

Dave is involved in his community:

  • Medina Uptown Park Committee
  • United Way (finance committee member)
  • Medina County Estate Planning Council (board of trustees)
  • Leadership Medina County (board of trustees)

Inside The Mind Of...

  • Why do you choose to work at Rea? I enjoy the culture and the people who work at Rea.

Just For Fun:

  • What did 10-year-old you want to be when you grew up? A forest ranger.
  • What profession would you choose if you didn't go into accounting? Engineering.
  • What was your first job? I was a paperboy for the Akron Beacon Journal. I began delivering papers when I was in third grade.
Adept at finding solutions to challenges that effect closely held businesses.