David is a native of Ruston, Louisiana. He received a Bachelor of Science degree and a Master of Professional Accountancy degree from Louisiana Tech University. Before and after graduation, he worked at a local CPA firm that allowed him the opportunity to experience a wide range of industries and service offerings. This facilitated his ability to effectively interact with both individual and business clients regarding their accounting issues and needs.
In June 2014, David started his own public accounting practice. His focus is providing clients with proactive, personalized services. He is passionate about educating small business owners and individuals, whether it be related to business, tax, technology, or retirement, etc.
David is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and Society of Louisiana Certified Public Accountants. He is also a Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor.
David is married to Candice Cannady Cole. David and Candice are the proud parents of Briley Elise and Dawson Thomas. Candice is a Kindergarten teacher at Glen View Elementary in Ruston. The Coles are members of First Baptist Church of Ruston.