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Dave Vaudt graduated Summa Cum Laude from Upper Iowa University with a Bachelor of Arts in Accounting in 1976. He worked in the audit practice of KPMG for 25 years. As a partner at KPMG, Vaudt managed and worked with teams of CPAs auditing many diverse types of industries including governments.
During his career of almost 30 years in the audit business, Vaudt lived by the words, "In God we trust; everyone else we audit." Vaudt left a 25 year career at KPMG because "I wanted to use my audit skills for the state of Iowa."
Below is a summary of his background:
Personal: Married to Jeanie Kunkle Vaudt
Education: 1976 graduate of Upper Iowa University with a Bachelor of Arts in Accounting, Summa Cum Laude
Professional Experience: State Auditor January 2003 – Current. KPMG LLP July 1976 – September 2001. Audit partner in Des Moines office specializing in Government Services; Manufacturing, Retail and Distribution; and Information, Communications and Entertainment practices.
Recognition: Named to Accounting Today publication's "2004 List of Top 100 Most Influential People in Accounting," September 20, 2004.
Professional and Civic Organizations:
•Past Chair, National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA)
•Past Chair, Iowa Accountancy Examining Board
•Member, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
•Member, Iowa Society of Certified Public Accountants (ISCPA)
•Past Chair and Past Member, Better Business Bureau Board of Directors
•Past Chair and Member, Iowa Homeless Youth Centers Advisory Board
•Past Treasurer and Past Member, Iowa Supreme Court Client Security and Attorney Disciplinary Commission
•Past Member, Des Moines Playhouse Board of Directors
•Past Member, Walnut Creek Family YMCA Board of Directors
•Past Member, Des Moines Public Schools Audit Committee
•Past Chair and Past Member, Morris Scholarship Fund Board of Directors
Information from: http://www.davevaudt.com/