About David

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David Green is a certified public accountant with over 38 years of experience in public accounting and financial matters. He has worked for two of the “Big Four” accounting firms and spent several years as a tax partner with Spokane’s largest accounting firm. In 2010, he founded David Green CPA PLLC, a boutique tax practice in the University District which focuses on complicated individual tax returns and planning matters as well as tax work for related business entities, trusts, and estates. He is a former adjunct instructor at Gonzaga University’s Graduate School of Business.

David passed the CPA exam on his first attempt in November 1983 and became licensed as a certified public accountant in August 1984 after completing two years of work experience. He is currently licensed as a CPA in Washington, Oregon, and California.

He is a Certified Financial Planner™ professional and has received the Personal Financial Specialist (PFS) credential from the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. David has also received the Accredited Estate Planner® designation from the National Association of Estate Planners and Councils.

David enjoys working on complicated financial issues — and brings to the table critical thinking skills from his two law degrees. He’s passionate about problem solving.

Professional Experience

Certified Public Accountant (CPA) since 1984. Certified Financial Planner™ practitioner. Former adjunct instructor at Gonzaga University’s Graduate School of Business. Managing member of David Green CPA PLLC.


Bachelor of Science in Foreign Service (Major: International Economics), Georgetown University, Washington D.C.

Law degree (JD), Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio.

Graduate Law Degree in Taxation (LLM), Georgetown University Law Center, Washington DC.

Community Service

Fox Theater–past Treasurer, past President, past Trustee.

Spokane Symphony Society–past Officer, past Trustee.

Northwest Museum of Arts & Culture (MAC) (also known as Eastern Washington State Historical Society)–past Treasurer, past Trustee.

Spokane Estate Planning Council–Member, past President.

Rotary Club of Spokane #21–Member.

Innovia Foundation (formerly known as Inland Northwest Community Foundation)–past Committee Member.

National Association of Estate Planners & Councils–Director


Married, lives in Spokane.


David’s campaign for commissioner is endorsed by the Sierra Club, the Spokane Regional Labor Council, the FUSE Progressive Voters Guide, the Washington Stonewall Democrats, the United Association of Plumbers and Steamfitters L.U. #44, the United Steelworkers District 12 Washington/Idaho LE Committee, Planned Parenthood Advocates of Greater Washington and North Idaho, Equal Rights Washington, International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local #73, and Spokane County Democrats. In his 2018 race for Spokane County Treasurer, David earned the support of over 93,000 voters in Spokane County.

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