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Our Principals

DG Associates is made up of experienced business executives who not only are sensitive to your Company's needs, but have, over the years, dealt successfully with a variety of tough business problems.

Richard J. Growitz

Richard J. Growitz, President/Owner

Richard J. Growitz received his B.S. in Chemical Engineering in 1964 from the University of Massachusetts and an MBA in Finance in 1968 from Lehigh University.

He has had over twenty-five years of comprehensive experience with large and small companies. He founded DG Associates to counsel principals of small to medium sized companies operating in today's rapidly changing and increasingly complex business environment. He has held Senior level positions and bottom line responsibility in operations, strategic planning, and business development, working with blue chip firms such as Inland Steel, Director of Development; the Manager of Development of Amoco, Amoco Minerals Division; the Executive Vice-President and COO of Skye Resources Company.

Darin L. Strickler, Vice-President

An Idaho native and a graduate of the University of Idaho, Darin is a focused, business-savvy CPA and team builder with 15 years of comprehensive, “hands-on” experience in all aspects of financial planning, reporting, accounting, and business management. As a CPA, he has over 10 years of multi industry experience in construction, broadcasting, public accounting and manufacturing, working with small to medium-sized companies in Idaho’s Treasure Valley. Darin is a high performer with an extensive background and an established track record in cash flow management, tax management, budgeting, and financial analysis and reporting. With his insightful approach, he has made significant contributions to the bottom line profitability of the companies with which he has been affiliated.

Chuck White, Contributor

Chuck White has had over twenty years experience with the Boise, Idaho-based Ore-Ida Foods Family, an affiliate of H.J. Heinz. He has held various managerial and Senior level positions including VP Finance/Human Resources and Chief Financial Officer for the last seven years.

A graduate of Boise State University with a BBA in accounting and CPA certification, Chuck is a proven, hands-on, goal-oriented Senior Executive with excellent experience in the medium sized business environment. He is a creative problem solver and implementer with exceptional team building, interpersonal and professional financial skills.

Frank H. Swiniarski

Frank H. Swiniarski received his B.S. in Finance from Northeastern University and has completed numerous graduate level MBA courses.

He has had over twenty years of extensive financial management and decision making experience in the areas of budgeting, strategic planning, and management information systems (including PC expertise) with both large Corporations and small entrepreneurial firms. He has held senior managing positions in companies such as The Gillette Company, Herlin Services, Bird Incorporated, and Ocean Spray Cranberries.
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