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David M. Schnaid, CPA

Co-Founder – Encino 

David has over 40 years of accounting experience in the United States.

He merged his practice, David Schnaid Accountancy Corporation, with Foumberg, Juneja, Rocher & Co., P.C. in 2019.

David was born in Mpumalanga, South Africa, and moved to Johannesburg when he was 10 years old.  He immigrated with his family to California in 1980.


Graduated from the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa in 1976. 

Received his CPA license in Los Angeles, California in 1983.


After ten years of working in the South African branch of Laventhol and Horwarth, David transferred to the Los Angeles office, where he worked for two years before moving into public accounting and then into his own practice in 1983. 


Member of American Institute of Certified Public Accountants

Member of California Society of Certified Public Accountants


David’s favorite historical character is Winston Churchill, and he lives by the motto “Let us go forward together.”  The love of David’s life [above that of his wife, children and grandchildren] is his standard poodle, Abbygale.