David_Marion_Distinguished_ServiceRedlands – David B. Marion, CPA and Managing Partner with Smith Marion & Co., LLP, was awarded the Distinguished Service Award, by the California Society of CPAs Inland Empire Chapter (CalCPA), at their May 7, 2013 dinner meeting at Romano’s Restaurant, in Redlands. The award was for service to the profession “above and beyond.” Marion has actively served the CalCPA for nearly 20 years and has been a member since 1985.  He was the 2002-03 Chapter President and past Chair of the Non-Profit Committee.

The award was presented by Ted Collins of Vicenti, Lloyd & Stutzman who was the outgoing chapter president and Alex Lemos of Hanger 24 Craft Brewery, the incoming chapter president who said of Marion, “David has contributed to our chapter by begin a strong mentor to other professionals, has displayed strong leadership for the adherence to professional standards, and been a source inspiration to others.”

He continues to serve as Chair of the Golf Committee, as well as being an active participant in chapter activities and discussion groups.


Smith Marion & Co., LLP was founded in 1983 by William P. Smith and David B. Marion. Over the last several years, the company has experienced tremendous growth. The firm credits their staff of high-quality, committed professionals, who have invested in their training, development and growth, to the success of the company. The firm also takes pride in the growth of their client base, which has grown mainly from positive client referrals. The firm is licensed to operate in California, Tennessee, and Kentucky, with practice privileges in Idaho and Utah. The company services clients nationwide.