DENNIS GODECKE, CPA, PARTNER
Dennis is a Certified Public Accountant and holds CPA licenses in California and Oregon. He attended Valparaiso University in Indiana where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration in 1972. His career began as an accountant and auditor for Arthur Young & Company (now Ernst & Young) in Portland, Oregon. He and his wife, Tina, relocated to the Coachella Valley, and in 1977 Dennis became the owner and president of Dennis Godecke Accountant, Inc. In 1997, the firm became Godecke Clark.
Dennis has over 30 years of experience in all areas of accounting and tax return preparation; he is particularly well-versed in the agricultural, construction and real estate industries. He has a thorough understanding of possible tax and financial issues and provides wealth management advice for individuals with complex tax reporting needs. His ability to identify potential tax and financial issues and then develop innovative solutions has made him a valuable resource for many successful local businesses.
In addition to his professional activities, Dennis has been active in the community as a past Chairman of the Living Desert Board of Trustees and former Chairman of the Building Committee of the Family YMCA.