CLA’s Riemenschneider Honored by the University of Akron
Akron, Ohio — April 21, 2017 — Daniel Riemenschneider has been selected as one of the 2017 recipients of the Dr. Frank L. Simonetti Distinguished Business Alumni Award from The University of Akron (UA). Dan graduated from UA with a bachelor of science degree in accounting and a minor in data processing in 1988.
“It’s a tremendous honor to be included among this distinguished group of alumni,” says Riemenschneider.
The award was established in 1987 to recognize notable alumni in the name of a fellow alumnus, dedicated professor, friend, and a legend in the College of Business Administration, Dr. Frank L. Simonetti.
Dan started his career at Brott Mardis & Co. in 1988 and became a shareholder in less than four years. In 2008, he joined Bruner Cox, (now CLA) as a tax principal. Dan focuses on tax compliance and planning for corporations, partnerships, tax exempt organizations and oil and gas landowners.
Dan is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Ohio Society of Certified Public Accountants. He is also a member of the Institute of Certified Management Accountants and the Institute of Management Accountants.
Dan serves as the treasurer on the Akron Rotary Foundation Board of Trustees. He is a member and past chairman of the membership committee of the Akron Rotary Club. He is also involved in planning for the Wayne Homes Chili Open that benefits the Akron Rotary Camp. Dan is on the Portage Medical Center Foundation Board of Trustees and finance committee. He is a member and past chairman of The University of Akron School of Accountancy Executive Advisory Board and past president of the Employee Benefit Council of Northeast Ohio. Dan has been a “Top Walker” the past 15 years for the American Heart Association’s Heart Walk. He previously served on the finance committee of the American Heart Association Ohio Valley region. He served on Immaculate Heart of Mary’s athletic board and coached football, basketball, track, and soccer teams with IHM for 15 years.
Dan is a native of Rootstown, Ohio, and currently resides in Cuyahoga Falls. He met his wife Carol in an intermediate accounting class. All three of their children are graduates or current students at UA. Go Zips!
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