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Dave Hinnenkamp

CEO and Firm Visionary

A 34-year veteran of the firm, Dave began his career at BerganKDV in 1984 as a staff accountant and rose through the ranks to become CEO in 2018.

Posts from Dave Hinnenkamp

Intern to CEO: Lessons Learned along the way – Above all else, be a team player February 15, 2019 by Dave Hinnenkamp
Intern to CEO: Lessons Learned along the way – Above all else, be a team player
Ask anyone who works with me, I have a lot of parallels that I draw from my experience in the corporate world and what I learned on the field. The one that stands out to me the most is above all else, be a team player.
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Intern to CEO: Lessons Learned along the way – don’t hoard success January 21, 2019 by Dave Hinnenkamp
Intern to CEO: Lessons Learned along the way – don’t hoard success
Throughout his career, Dave has learned a lot of lessons along the way. This is the fourth in a series of five blog posts where Dave shares tips that helped him during his journey from Intern to CEO at BerganKDV.
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Intern to CEO: Lessons Learned along the way – speak up December 17, 2018 by Dave Hinnenkamp
Intern to CEO: Lessons Learned along the way – speak up
After I had worked with clients for a number of years at the firm, I was seeing a pattern happening over and over where they were missing out on potential tax savings because of the way their investments were being handled by advisors outside of our firm. It was frustrating for me to see clients missing out on these savings, I knew there was a better way.
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Intern to CEO: Lessons Learned Along the Way – Embrace Emerging Technology November 19, 2018 by Dave Hinnenkamp
Intern to CEO: Lessons Learned Along the Way – Embrace Emerging Technology
At BerganKDV, we call our CEO, Dave Hinnenkamp, the Accidental Accountant. Way back in the 8th grade, Dave procrastinated on a homework assignment about careers. So, he grabbed the first job at the top of the assignment list—accountant— and got the paper turned in. Sounds weird, but this assignment set Dave on a path that […]
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Intern to CEO: Lessons Learned Along the Way – Be Flexible October 15, 2018 by Dave Hinnenkamp
Intern to CEO: Lessons Learned Along the Way – Be Flexible
At BerganKDV, we call our CEO, Dave Hinnenkamp, the Accidental Accountant. Way back in the 8th grade, Dave procrastinated on a homework assignment about careers. So, he grabbed the first job at the top of the assignment list—accountant— and got the paper turned in. As the story goes, this assignment set Dave on a path […]
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