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David Pechawer, CPA

David Pechawer

(906) 786-6151 Ext 123



  • Accounting and Auditing Services
    • Health care industry
    • Community Action Agencies
    • College Foundations
    • Bank Trust Departments
    • School Districts

Awards and Honors

  • Received the Certificate of Educational Achievement in Governmental Accounting and Auditing from the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Elk of the Year - awarded by Escanaba Elks Lodge #354 and the Grand Lodge Order of Elks
  • Outstanding Service Commendation Award - determined by the Grand Exalted Ruler Of the Grand Lodge Order of Elks

Community Involvement

  • Escanaba Industrial Foundation - Board Member
  • Delta County Economic Development Alliance - Board Member
  • OSF St. Francis Hospital Community Advisory Board - Board Member
  • OSF St. Francis Hospital Foundation Council - Past Board Member
  • Bay de Noc Community College Accounting/Computer Specialist Advisory Committee - Member
  • Veteran Organizations - Various - Member
  • Escanaba Area Jaycees - Past President

Interests and Hobbies

  • Golf, hunting; avid Detroit Red Wings hockey fan

David Pechawer, CPA - Partner

Dave was born and raised in Calumet, Michigan, graduating from Calumet High School in 1961 and Michigan Technological University in 1966. Upon graduation from Michigan Technological University he received his commission as a Second Lieutenant in the United States Army. He served a tour of duty in Vietnam as a First Lieutenant, receiving the Bronze Star Metal for meritorious achievement in ground operations against hostile forces.

Before becoming affiliated with Schneider, Larche, Haapala & Co. he was employed with General Motors Corporation in Saginaw, Michigan, and Gilbert, Boley & Co., CPA's in Birmingham, Michigan

Dave and his wife, Raynelle have two children, Jason & Dana.

During his accounting career, Dave has acquired significant experience in estate planning, estate and gift taxation, employee benefit plans, financial planning and individual and corporate taxation. As a partner in the firm, he has provided business planning, consulting and accounting services to numerous industries, including legal, banking, real estate, trucking, manufacturing, contracting, health care as well as retail business.


  • Graduated from Michigan Technological University, BS in Business Administration/Accounting - 1966

CPA License Date:

  • May 30, 1976

Professional Organizations:

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), Tax Section Member
  • Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants (MACPA)