David has been a certified public accountant since 1984. He began his career in Minneapolis, MN where he became the manager of a regional certified public accounting firm. He moved to Forest City in 1992 and he acquired the CPA firm in 1994 and incorporated the firm under the name D.K. Arndt, P.C. in 1996. He is the managing shareholder of D.K. Arndt, P.C. His strong sense of commitment to client services is the driving force behind the success of D.K. Arndt, P.C. and its clients.
During 2014 he worked with a group of investors to bring a major country music festival to Forest City on Memorial Day Weekend. The festival has featured country music stars such as Blake Shelton, Brad Paisley, Dierks Bentley, Miranda Lambert to name just a few.
David volunteers his services to several local organizations and causes. He is the treasurer of Forest City Education Foundation, the local movie theatre, and several other local charities. He is a board member of the Forest City Economic Development, and local Rotary International Club where he was a past president. In 2016 he received the John K. and Louise V. Hanson Lifetime Achievement Award for his years of service to the community.