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The Phoenix office of Grant Thornton LLP, the U.S. member firm of Grant Thornton International, is pleased to announce David Walser, CPA/PFS, has been appointed a managing director within the firm’s Washington National Tax Office. In this national role, Walser will provide technical leadership to the firm’s growing Private Wealth Services practice from his office in Phoenix.

Prior to his appointment, Walser earned experience as a tax principal at Arthur Andersen in Dallas as well as western region tax director for GenSpring Family Offices, LLC in Phoenix.


He is active in the community. He is currently a board member and officer of the Central Arizona Estate Planning Council. He also serves on the Arizona State Board for Private Post-Secondary Education. Walser is a past board member of the Arizona Society of Certified Public Accountants, where he also chaired its tax section. In addition to being a CPA, Walser has earned the Personal Financial Specialist designation from the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.


Walser earned his Master of Accountancy degree from Brigham Young University and his Bachelor of Science degree in accounting from the same university.


Walser lives in Mesa with his wife. They have three children.


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