Dan Morris, CPA



Daniel D. Morris started his accounting career in 1984 Ernst & Young in San Jose, California. Today, he is a founder of VeraSage Institute, a think tank dedicated to promulgating and teaching Value Pricing, Customer Economics, and Human Capital Development to professionals and businesses around the world. Additionally, Dan is one of the founding partners of the Silicon Valley based CPA firm Morris + D’Angelo. As a frequent speaker at conferences, leadership development events, CPA seminars and conferences, and a consultant to professional service firms on implementing Total Quality Service and Value Pricing, his work takes him around the world. He has been an instructor with the California CPA Education Foundation since 1998 and has authored and instructed over a dozen courses for them. Dan presents frequently at national and regional conferences including, the Professional Pricing Society, International Cemetery and Funeral Association, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Association of Accounting Marketing Executives, Principa Alliance, Midwest MAP Conference, IOMA, and various state CPA society educational organizations. Dan received his Bachelor of Science from the University of Oregon and started his career at Ernst & Young in San Jose. Dan is active with the California Society of CPAs and has held various leadership positions including president of the Silicon Valley San Jose chapter, marketing committee chair, MAP committee chair, and was a charter member of the State marketing committee. Dan serves on the CalCPA Council and is an active member in the Communications Advisory Committee. Additionally, Dan is a member of the AICPA “Group of One Hundred”, a think tank of leaders to address the future of the profession. Dan is regularly interviewed and quoted by the San Jose Mercury News and has published articles in California CPA and the Journal of Accountancy. He is active in community issues and enjoys a good policy discussion anytime