David Engelsgaard joined All Star Financial in December 2019 as a Tax Specialist. David’s primary responsibility will be to assist in the preparation of client tax returns.
Prior to joining the firm, David has had extensive experience in corporate accounting and financial management and most recently served over 20 years as Vice President of Finance for a Twin Cities based manufacturer and distributor of plastic composite materials. In this role David oversaw the accounting and tax functions of the company as well as its banking, insurance, and benefit programs. In May 2019 David retired from this full-time position to be able to enjoy some new opportunities and spend more time on the golf course and with his family.
David grew up in the small northwestern Minnesota town of Fosston. He earned his BS in Business with emphasis in accounting from the Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, and Masters of Business Administration from Metropolitan State University-Twin Cities. David is a Certified Public Accountant and is a current member of the Minnesota Society of CPA’s and past member of the American Institute of CPA’s. He is currently a volunteer income tax preparer and reviewer for Prepare + Prosper and enjoys volunteering in several positions at his church in Minneapolis. David lives by Lake Nokomis in South Minneapolis with his wife who is an RN at a nearby orthopedic surgery center. He also has two adult sons who live in St. Paul. In his spare time David enjoys playing golf as much as he can and camping with his wife in their Scamp camper.