Buckeye Dealership Consulting evidently ran the numbers and added one of the buy-here, pay-here industry’s leading experts in accounting to its roster.

This week, the provider of reinsurable products for automobile dealers and finance companies announced that David Wiggins has joined Buckeye as a senior advisor to the executive management team.

Wiggins brings more than 30 years of accounting and tax management experience to the position, recently retiring as a partner at nationally recognized accounting firm CliftonLarsonAllen.

In that role, Wiggins led the dealership tax practice and worked with hundreds of dealers nationwide on industry specific tax strategies and business consultation.

“Dave brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to this role having worked for decades with automobile dealers and finance companies, including their captive reinsurance companies, to manage tax and profit strategies,” Buckeye CEO Rob Fox said in a news release.

“He is uniquely qualified to counsel Buckeye’s executive team as we manage our unprecedented growth. I am excited to welcome Dave to the Buckeye team,” Fox continued.

Wiggins’ entire career has been spent assisting clients with practical tax strategies to improve their business started his career with KPMG Peat Marwick until he and Dave Keller started a niche accounting firm concentrating on the unique needs of franchise and independent dealerships, including those focused on BHPH.

The firm joined CliftonLarsonAllen in 2008.

Wiggins has appeared as a guest speaker at many national and state conferences and authored articles on tax and other business-related topics impacting automobile dealers and the automotive industry.

“I am honored to join the Buckeye family,” Wiggins said in the news release. “I have known and admired Rob and this organization for decades and have been thoroughly impressed with the growth Buckeye has achieved over that time.

“I look forward to working with Buckeye to assist the company with its growth opportunities while helping our clients to realize their profit potential through our suite of products and services,” he said.