Appel Named Cherry Bekaert’s South Florida Managing Partner
Cherry Bekaert LLP (the “Firm”), one of the nation’s largest public accounting and consulting firms, is pleased to congratulate David W. Appel as he is named the Managing Partner of the Firm’s South Florida Practice. Appel was the Regional Tax Service Lead for the Firm’s Central Florida Practice and brings more than 30 years of experience providing tax planning and compliance services to publicly traded and privately held middle market companies.
As the Managing Partner of the Firm’s South Florida Practice, Appel will coordinate services to clients throughout the region ensuring a high level of client satisfaction and lead the branding and strategic targeting efforts to drive practice growth.
“In determining the best professional to guide our South Florida practice, David made the decision an easy one. His extensive experience with client service, professional development, team building, tax and business consulting and community involvement will be of great benefit to our Firm and our clients,” stated Kip Plowman, Cherry Bekaert’s Managing Partner of Strategic Markets.
Appel received his Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Florida State University. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants (FICPA). Appel serves on the Board of Directors of Turn Around Management Associates; is a trustee of the Coral Gables Chamber of Commerce and the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce; and is a member of The Beacon Council, Association of Corporate Growth and Financial Executives International. He has also assumed leadership roles and board positions with his synagogue, the Kiwanis Club, Community Banks and Neighborhood Lending Partners.