David S. Mettler, EA.


  • Manager

  • Email: dmettler@croceco.com
  • David S. Mettler, EA, joined the professional staff at Croce & Company in January, 2000. Dave is a Lodi native and graduated from San Jose State University in 1967 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in General Engineering. After college, he spent 13 years of active duty in the United States Air Force and another 14 years as a civilian aerospace engineer. Before joining Croce & Company, he had been farming wine grapes and cherries on his family’s property in the Lodi area.

    Dave became an Enrolled Agent in July, 2000 and now serves a variety of clients, specializing in business, partnership, and corporate income tax preparation. He is experienced with tax exempt organization issues including the exemption application process and the preparation of exempt organization tax returns.

    He spends his leisure time gardening, working crossword puzzles, reading, taking care of the cats, listening to a Giant’s game on the radio, with an occasional day on a stream fly fishing.