David T. Schwindt, CPA, a native Oregonian, has over twenty-five years experience in public and private accounting including employment with the Portland, Oregon and Denver, Colorado offices of KPMG Peat Marwick. Mr. Schwindt’s tenure was spent primarily in the Private Business Advisory Services Department providing auditing, accounting, tax and management consulting services for businesses as well as tax compliance and planning for individuals.
Mr. Schwindt is a graduate of Western Oregon University where he received a Bachelor of Science Degree. He is a Certified Public Accountant in the states of Oregon and Washington and is a member of the Oregon Society of Certified Public Accountants and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. He is a Certified Reserve Specialist (RS) licensed by Community Associations Institute and a Professional Reserve Analyst (PRA) licensed by the Association of Professional Reserve Analysts. He is a past director for Centennial National Bank and Columbine Valley Bank and Trust in Denver, Colorado, a member of OWCAM, Oregon CAI LAC, and the Association of Professional Reserve Analysts. Mr. Schwindt is a past President of the Oregon Chapter of Community Associations Institute and was instrumental in organizing the Central Oregon Regional Council.
Mr. Schwindt is also the author of The Condo Book, which includes valuable information on condominiums, townhomes, and single-family homes within a homeowner association. The book explains how homeowner associations are formed, operated and governed and offers best practice tips in these areas. The book also informs buyers of homes within an association community how to determine if the association is in financial trouble, turmoil and/or is the right community for them. The book offers checklists for documents to request and analyze and explains how to spot “red flags” which may impact the buyer after purchase.