President, CPA, MBA, MSA
David Dennison formed Dennison CPA, PC in 2010 which is a Church CPA practice that exclusively serves Christian ministries by providing audit and accounting services. Prior to forming Dennison CPA, PC; David served as the president of a church finance company that assisted ministries with their borrowing needs and personally originated over $225 million of church mortgage loans throughout the United States. This experience provided him a unique viewpoint of the financial “inner workings” of the local church and how to help church leaders improve the operations of their ministry through professional consultation.
David received his Bachelor’s degree in finance from the University of Colorado and subsequently earned his Master of Business Administration in Marketing & Management from the same school. Additionally; he earned a Master of Science in Accounting from Colorado Technical University prior to earning his Certified Public Accountant (CPA) license. In 2014; Mr. Dennison earned an executive certificate from Harvard University – Kennedy School of Government in Not-For-Profit Stewardship. He currently holds a CPA license in Minnesota, Colorado and Virginia which allows him to perform audit and accounting services for ministries throughout the entire United States of America (except Hawaii).
He was raised in the church and his father was a pastor, church planter, Army Chaplain and seminary professor; so he has a unique understanding and heart for the local church.
Director of Bookkeeping, CPA, Auditor
Shaina Phillips has over 10 years of bookkeeping experience. She has worked and been on staff with multiple churches and parachurch ministries. She has an Associate’s degree in accounting from Central Lakes College and received a Bachelor’s degree in accounting from Bemidji State University.
Maria Zimmerman had the pleasure of working as financial administrator at her home church for 20 years before receiving a Bachelor of Science in Accounting degree from Rasmussen College. She has worked in public accounting and private businesses, gaining experience in finance management, accounting, payroll, and bookkeeping. She is certified in QuickBooks Desktop and has completed QuickBooks Online courses. Maria has two grown children and loves teaching women’s small groups at her local church.
Director of Payroll, CPA, Auditor
Kim Rhonemus has worked in public accounting and private business, with experience in payroll, non-profits, compilations and internal audits. She has also served as Treasurer for over 15 years for her local church. She has a Bachelor’s degree in accounting from St Cloud State University and is finishing the requirements to obtain her CPA license.
Dawn services as a bookkeeper with Dennison CPA, PC. She has a Bachelor’s of Science in Accounting degree from Liberty University.
She has served her local church in various capacities for over 14 years.
Melissa was the treasurer and church administrator for 6 years with a medium sized church before joining Dennison CPA in May, 2019. Her bookkeeping career began in 1988 with the forming of her own business with clients from all types of industries. She and her husband have 2 grown children.
Manager of Accounting Services
Deanna Petzold received her Bachelor of Science in Accounting from California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo, California, along with supplemental studies in computer science. She later completed a 2-year post-graduate program of Biblical studies.
She has over 20 years of experience providing expertise and leadership as a CPA (now inactive) for an international accounting firm, as senior manager for multinational corporations, and as an owner/operator of an independent consulting firm.
She is delighted to apply her broad range of accounting, process and system engineering, and not-for-profit and church expertise to support ministries throughout the country. Deanna and her husband love to cheer on their sons and their respective universities.
Jane has over 30 years of experience in Finance/Accounting. She has a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting from California Polytechnic State University - San Luis Obispo.
She started her career as an auditor and obtained her CPA. She then moved into private industry as a senior financial analyst with Hewlett Packard for many years. She also has experience with accounting for smaller businesses.
She has worked as both a church administrator for a start-up church and accountant for a large 5 campus church. She values being able to participate in ministry with her clients. She and her husband have a grown daughter.
Michelle comes to Dennison CPA with over 20 years of experience in banking, bookkeeping and accounting. She has worked with financial institutions, a family-run investment office, and her local church. She received her associates degree in accounting from Jackson State Community College (Jackson, TN) and her bachelor’s degree in accounting from Western Governors University (Salt Lake City, UT).
She and her husband, Josh, have two adult children and love serving their local church in various ministry roles.
Jeff has over 15 years of bookkeeping and QuickBooks experience. He has been an advanced certified QuickBooks Online ProAdvisor since 2018 and Intuit Certified Bookkeeping Professional since it was released in 2021.
Jeff has served as a proadvisor and expert at QuickBooks Live Bookkeeping for two and half years where he setup and cleaned up QuickBooks Online for clients in various business industries including nonprofits and churches. He also led his team with the highest customer satisfaction all three fiscal years. In 2022, he achieved the highest level of trajectory leadership with QuickBooks Live.
Jeff also understands the challenges of ministry. He has over 22 years of public ministry experience. He has been an ordained minister since 2005 and serves as pastor and co-founder of a local church since 2011. He has a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (B.S. in B.A.) degree with a dual major in International Business and Spanish and a Masters of Divinity degree (MDiv).
He and his wife Bev have been married since 2002 and they have two daughters, Brianna (2007) and Kayla (2010).
Address: 1030 4th Street SE, Suite 106
St. Cloud, MN 56304