Althardt Showcases Dedication to Truck Dealer Industry by Participating in ATD Truck Dealer Academy
St. Louis — April 15, 2013 — CliftonLarsonAllen (CLA), one of the nation’s largest certified public accounting and consulting firms serving the commercial truck and trailer dealership industry, today announced Greg Althardt has graduated from the American Truck Dealers (ATD) Truck Dealer Academy.
The ATD Truck Dealer Academy is an 11-month program — including six one-week classroom sessions followed by six to eight weeks of in-dealership application and homework — that provides participants with in-depth knowledge in all aspects of heavy-duty truck dealership operations.
“Greg’s participation in the ATD Truck Dealer Academy showcases CliftonLarsonAllen’s dedication and commitment to the truck dealer industry — and I believe the knowledge Greg has gained through this process will be a huge value-add to the firm’s clients and prospects,” said Rick Reynolds, president of Peach State Ford Truck Sales, Inc. “It is very unique for a professional service provider to make the commitment to attend the truck dealer academy. As Greg’s sponsor, I couldn’t be more proud of his desire to better serve his clients and the truck dealership industry as a whole.”
Althardt will be the first Certified Public Accountant (CPA) from a public accounting firm to graduate from the ATD Truck Dealer Academy.
“We congratulate Greg on this remarkable achievement,” said Scott Gorden, managing partner of CLA’s national dealership team. “We are very proud of the commitment he has made to build our national heavy duty truck and trailer industry and look forward to him utilizing his growing operational and financial skills to help our clients achieve their goals.”
Althardt is a partner in CLA’s St. Louis office and has 11 years of public accounting experience. He manages the commercial truck and trailer dealership group for CLA and specializes in audit, tax, federal excise tax, and consulting services for commercial truck and trailer dealerships. Althardt received his bachelor’s degree in accounting from the University of Missouri – St. Louis and is a CPA. He is a member of the National Trailer Dealer Association, ATD, Used Truck Association, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Missouri Society of Certified Public Accountants.
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