Governmental Audit Firm Highlights (Volume 7)

Firm Highlights

Volume 7: January 1, 2022

Member Spotlight – David Meyer

David Meyer joined CDS in 2019. David graduated from Southwest Minnesota State University in Marshall, MN with Bachelor of Science degrees in Accounting and Finance, with a concentration in Financial Planning. His focus area is governmental and non-profit auditing.

A few fun facts about David:

  • David is from Sleepy Eye, MN and lives in Willmar
  • David enjoys professional wrestling, model cars, and monster movies
  • David is a fan of the Minnesota Vikings
  • David is a former trophy-winning powerlifter
New Hire – Michelle Thissen

Michelle Thissen recently joined our governmental audit team. Prior to CDS, she worked in accounting for one year and in client service for the health care industry for seven years. Michelle graduated from Bemidji State University in Bemidji, MN with a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting and is currently pursuing her Masters in Business Administration through Bemidji State University. Her focus area is governmental auditing.

Michelle is the secretary for a local community outreach program.

A few fun facts about Michelle:

  • Michelle’s favorite place to vacation is Sarasota, Florida.
  • Michelle met her husband, Nic, when they both lived in Arlington, Texas.
  • Michelle loves to read. She is currently reading The Alchemist.
  • Michelle has always wanted to be an astronaut, but she is OK with accounting as a close 2nd choice.