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, 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.
L. Strickler, Vice-President
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
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
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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