Instructor Biography

David H. Ringstrom, CPA

David H. Ringstrom, CPA is president and founder of Accounting Advisors, Inc. He started the firm in 1991 and provides consulting and training services nationwide. He is a nationally recognized Microsoft Excel expert, and regularly teaches live webinars on spreadsheets and other topics. David has written freelance articles on Microsoft Excel and accounting software for over 15 years, and he has served as the technical editor for over 20 books about accounting software.

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Public Speaking

  •  CPE Link
    • 2010 through present
    • Instructor for live and self-study webinars on Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Access, Microsoft Outlook, QuickBooks, and XBRL (speaker profile)
  • CPEcredit.com
    • 2011 through present
    • Instructor for live webinars on Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Access, Microsoft Outlook, QuickBooks, and XBRL
  • Avant Resources
    • 2012 through present
    • Instructor for live webinars on Microsoft Excel (speaker profile)
  • American Woman’s Society of Certified Public Accountants Atlanta Chapter
2009 through present
Microsoft Excel
  • Eli Research
2007 to 2008
Instructor for live webinars on Microsoft Excel, QuickBooks, Microsoft Outlook
  • South Carolina Society of CPAs
2005
Microsoft Excel
  • Georgia Government Finance Officer’s Association
2003 through 2005
Microsoft Excel, Local Government Salary Exchange
  • Georgia Society of CPA’s North Perimeter Chapter
2003 through 2005
Microsoft Excel
  • Georgia Society of CPA’s Southeastern Accounting Show
1998 through 2004
HTML, XML, Microsoft Excel, Peachtree, and QuickBooks
  • Georgia Tech’s Center for Manufacturing Information Technology
1997 through 2001
Excel, PowerPoint, and Peachtree Accounting

Publishing and Freelance Writing

David has written articles for the following publications:

  • Microsoft Professional Accountant’s Newsletter
  • Successful California Accountant
  • Microsoft Office and VBA Developer
  • Microsoft Small Business Accounting
  • Inside Lotus 1-2-3
  • Inside Quattro Pro
  • Inside FileMaker Pro
  • Inside Peachtree
  • Inside QuickBooks

He currently contributes articles on Microsoft Excel and other topics to AccountingWEB.

Technical Editing

David has been the technical editor for over 20 books, including such titles as:

  • QuickBooks Simple Start for Dummies
  • QuickBooks for Dummies
  • QuickBooks for Dummies – All-In-One Desk Reference
  • QuickBooks for the Restaurant
  • QuickBooks In Depth
  • Quicken for Dummies
  • Quicken for Dummies – All-In-One Desk Reference
  • Peachtree Accounting for Dummies
  • Mint.com for Dummies


Education

David graduated from Georgia State University with a Bachelors of Business Administration in Accounting.

Professional

Current Memberships

Previous Memberships

  • Member, Executive Committee, GSPCA Information Technology Section
  • Member, GSCPA Information Technology Committee
  • Member, Georgia Tech Economic Development Institute Information Technology Advisory Committee
  • Member, Georgia Society of CPAs Budget Committee

Military Service

  • United States Navy
    • 1983-1986, USS Nicholas (FFG-47)
    • Storekeeper Second Class, honorably discharged