St. Louis,- Anders is proud to announce that Dave M. Finklang, CPA/CGMA, MBA, Tax Manager and leader of Anders' Start-up and Emerging Companies specialty, has been named a 40 Under 40 honoree for 2016 by the St. Louis Business Journal. At 31 years old, Dave is one of the youngest 40 Under 40 recipients.

Dave was selected by a panel of former 40 Under 40 winners from a pool of more than 650 nominations.  A special section of the St. Louis Business Journal featuring the other honorees will be published in the February 12th edition of the newspaper. An awards dinner honoring the winners will be held on Thursday, February 18th at the Chase Park Plaza.

Why Dave?

Since joining Anders in 2013, Dave has been instrumental in the formation of the Anders Start-up and Emerging Companies specialty. He is a forward-thinking leader, and has established Anders as a go-to in accounting and advisory services for start-up businesses. Dave has been able to bring together staff from across the firm in different service areas to provide clients with the best, most comprehensive financial experience possible. From business valuation, to audit, to tax work, to cloud solutions, to technology, the start-up team is able to consult and advise on an array of topics that will ultimately help these companies get off the ground. Dave is also active in the Real Estate and Construction niche, specializing in Historic Tax Credits and Repair Regulations.

Dave currently serves as President of the board for Friends of Arch Grants, and is a member of St. Louis Arch Angels. Dave regularly attends events at T-Rex, the Missouri Venture Forum, and has represented Anders at St. Louis Start-up Connection, and St. Louis Start-up Weekend three years in a row. He was most recently named as one of the Top 100 St. Louisans to Know to Success in Business by Small Business Monthly. Dave's individual accomplishments are well known in the start-up community, but he also has made the most of Anders' commitment to start-ups through sponsorships with Missouri Growth Association, Association for Corporate Growth, the Partnership for Downtown St. Louis, and T-Rex.

On a civic level, Dave serves as director for the Testicular Cancer Society, is a mentor angel for Imerman Angels, and a board member on the University of Central Missouri School of Accountancy Advisory Board.

About Anders

Anders has approximately 160 partners and staff members, with about $27 million in revenue. For over 50 years, Anders has delivered full service accounting, tax, audit and advisory services to growth-oriented closely-held companies, organizations and individuals. The firm also specializes in valuation, forensics, strategic services, technology and financial services. For more information, visit Anders at www.anderspa.com.