David R. York is an Attorney, Certified Public Accountant and Managing Partner with the Salt Lake City law firm of York Howell & Guymon. David practices law in the areas of estate planning, tax, business planning, and non-profit entities. He is a Fellow with the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC). David has extensive experience in designing and implementing advanced wealth planning strategies for high net worth clients. Read more...
David has spoken to hundreds of public groups and professional organizations, including the Utah State Bar, the Hawaii Tax Institute, TedXSaltLakeCity, Q Commons, the Purposeful Planning Institute, Investments and Wealth Institute, Valmark Member Summit, the Southeastern Family Office Forum and the Million Dollar Roundtable.
He is the co-author of two books, Entrusted: Building a Legacy That Lasts and Riveted: 44 Values that Change the World, which after its release was the #1 Business Ethics book on Amazon. He also created the game Experience RivetsTM, which helps individuals, families and businesses identify their unique and shared core values to assist them with holistic wealth transfer, effective estate planning and team building. He has also written for Trusts & Estates Magazine, Estate Planning Magazine and Investments and Wealth Monitor. In 2017, YHG was recognized as an Inc. 5000 Company.
David currently serves on the Board of Directors of Holding Out HELP and Healing Nations. David is the past Chair of the Utah State Bar Estate Planning Section and has previously served on the Board of Primary Children’s Medical Center Planned Gifts Committee, Salt Lake Theological Seminary, Little Heroes Foundation, and Big Canyon Ranch.
David lives in the Salt Lake City, Utah area with his wife Mindy and their five children, Emma, John, Samuel, Hudson and Avery. He enjoys biking, skiing, softball, writing and photography.