SCACPA is proud to announce an agreement with David R. Peters, CPA, to be the Association’s advisor and speaker on Business and Industry topics.

Look for David to be an instructor for B&I and certain A&A topics at SCACPA’s courses and accounting conferences in 2020, as well as a provider of articles and video blogs. He will also help guide the B&I portions of SCACPA’s all-inclusive CPE schedule.

“I’m excited to take this leadership role for business and industry CPE by joining SCACPA’s team of advisors,” said David, who has been a SCACPA Member since 2016 and part of the Association’s Editorial Task Force. “South Carolina’s growing economy means there’s a lot of important ground to cover for the state’s individuals and businesses, and I’m looking forward to meeting so many of you at Spring Splash in May.”

David is the founder and owner of Peters Tax Preparation & Consulting in Richmond, Virginia, as well as a financial advisor for Peters Financial LLC in Rock Hill. He has more than 14 years of experience in financial services, including three years in the hedge fund industry and six years in insurance. He was the first Chief Financial Officer at the auto insurance website Along with being a CPA and Certified Financial Planner, David holds the credentials of CLU, CPCU, MST and MBA.

He regularly teaches courses throughout the country for the AICPA, Surgent and Kaplan in accounting, finance, insurance, financial planning and ethics. David is a frequent contributor to many industry publications, including South Carolina CPA Report.

“David will be doing for business and industry what Lynn Nichols does for Federal Tax and Melisa Galasso does for A&A – providing expert advice as an elite practitioner in an area that’s vitally important to our members,” said SCACPA CEO Chris Jenkins. “David’s stellar ratings in front of classrooms show how dedicated SCACPA is to providing high-quality CPE that emphasizes competency over compliance.”

David holds four masters degrees, including in taxation, business administration and financial services. He is a co-author of 2018-2020 versions of the Virginia CPA Ethics course, which is required for all CPAs licensed in the Commonwealth. His partnership with SCACPA became effective Dec. 1.

You can reach David at with your questions and comments.