David Schlader



Loras College
Dubuque, Iowa
Bachelor of Arts – Accounting


Certified Public Accountant
Kansas, Certificate Number 8196
Missouri, Certificate Number 19871
Iowa, Certificate Number 4942

Certified Fraud Examiner

Professional Experience

Buchanan Clarke Schlader LLP (1999 Onwards)
Overland Park, Kansas
Partner and Co-Founder
Practice dedicated exclusively to forensic accounting and litigation services.

Campos & Stratis LLP(1992-1998)
Des Moines, Iowa/Overland Park, Kansas
Admitted to Partner on January 1, 1998. Responsible for new business development, ongoing technical analyses and professional services.

Schnurr & Company, P.C.(1981-1992)
Fort Dodge, Iowa
Audit , tax and general service member
Financial statement audits, reviews and compilations, corporate, partnership, individual and fiduciary income tax preparation and general management advisory services. Served as a consultant and expert witness in litigation matters relating to damage studies, divorce actions, tax fraud audits, business acquisitions, stock offerings, and valuations of a closely held business.

Professional Affiliations

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants

AICPA Business Valuation and Forensic Litigation Services

National Association of Certified Fraud Examiners

State of Iowa Board of Accountancy and Iowa Society of Certified Public Accountants.

Kansas Board of Accountancy and Kansas Society of Certified Public Accountants.

Missouri Board of Accountancy

International Association of Arson Investigators

Summary of Experience

Professional accountant since 1981. Experience in the field of forensic accounting and investigative auditing. Consultation and expertise in the measurement of economic damages in both property and liability insurance claims as well as commercial litigation.

Significant experience attained in the measurement of financial damages concerning agricultural operations, construction, manufacturing, distribution and production of consumer goods and food products, retail, wholesale, banking and financial institutions, jewelry, real estate, warehousing, technology, telecommunication, chemical and petrochemical industries, restaurants, hotel and hospitality, hospitals and healthcare, insurance brokerage, service industries, and professional practices.

Expert testimony experience in deposition and at trial.

Clients include law firms, corporations, and major commercial and casualty insurance companies.

Professional Development

Frequent speaker and presenter of various seminars given to insurance, professional and industry associations. Common topics are associated with accounting aspects as they relate to commercial property and casualty insurance losses, including business interruption, material damage, inventory and employee dishonesty claims.

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