Dave Owens is the President and CEO of Midland IRA, Inc. Dave specializes in Real Estate IRAs, 1031 Exchanges, and other retirement education. His background as a Certified Public Accountant, combined with a long history of tax expertise and guidance with helping clients administer their self-directed IRA makes Owens an IRA specialist. Dave provides his audiences and clients with solid advice and practical solutions to their self-directed IRA questions.
Dave holds a Bachelors of Science degree in Accounting from Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana. He also earned the prestigious Certified Exchange Specialist designation through the Federation of Exchange Accommodators. He spent the first 18 years in public accounting starting with Deloitte, Haskins and Sells. Dave has started two notable businesses owning his first accounting firm at age 29 and then starting 1031 Tax Free Strategies at age 33. Dave has spoken with hundreds of groups about the power and possibilities of IRA self-direction, and provides continuing education seminars to attorneys, CPAs and real estate professionals.
Dave is a Board Member of Sanibel Captiva Community Bank and is an active member of the community.