Dana Engelstad
Tax Principal

Dana Engelstad has more than 40 years of tax experience advising clients on tax compliance and planning services working with individuals and companies to improve upon their tax position. Dana primarily serves clients in the Oil & Gas, Ranching, Hospitality, and Real Estate industries, and maintains extensive experience in Property & Casualty and Reinsurance.

Professional Certifications

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)

Professional Organizations

  • Member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants

Board and Community Service

  • Currently serves as Trustee and  President of the Permian Basin Foundation for Mental Health and Mental Retardation
  • Trustee on the Executive Committee for the International Skydiving Museum & Hall of Fame, Fredericksburg, VA
  • Past Chair of the Midland Chamber of Commerce – Leadership Midland Program
  • Past Treasurer and Executive Committee of the Midland United Way
  • Past Treasurer and Executive Committee Midland Chapter of the American Red Cross


  • B.A. in English Literature from The University of South Dakota
  • B.A. in Economics, cum laude, from North Carolina State University
  • B.A. in Accounting, cum laude, from North Carolina State University

Professional Experience

Dana began his Accounting career with Arthur Andersen & Company’s Tax Department.  He then founded Dana P. Engelstad & Company CPA’s ,in Midland, Texas, in 1983 which then merged with Johnson, Miller & Co PC CPA’s in 1989.