Duane is a native of North Dakota and grew up on the family farm at Hamilton, ND.
Duane has been a Certified Public Accountant since 1975. His experience includes tax preparation for corporate, partnership and individual clients; auditing a wide range of organizations and industries (including non-profit and governmental entities); and estate, gift tax and fiduciary income tax preparation.
Prior to joining Schauer and Associates, Duane was involved with the family farm operation and worked at Robertson Lumber Companies and INMED.
He has a Bachelor of Accounting degree and a Master of Science degree from the University of North Dakota. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the North Dakota Society of Certified Public Accountants.
Duane is a member of the United Presbyterian Church in Jamestown. He is an active member in local fraternal organizations and he enjoys fishing, hunting, gardening and yard work.