Schneider Downs Digital

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PRIMARY CONTACTS: Patrick B. Armknecht CPA,CITPJohn J. Huckle

Our goal is simple - make a billion-dollar impact to our client’s bottom lines in 5 years.

For more than 20 years, organizations across all industries have trusted Schneider Downs to find the right pieces for their digital puzzle.

Originally Schneider Downs Technology and Data Services, SD Digital is focused on solving the unsolvable and delivering digital solutions that are built to unlock efficacy, efficiency and scale for a wide range of organizations, business processes and industries.  

SD Digital continues to be a trusted innovation partner with our proven track record of producing impactful solutions built on our commitment to technology innovation and a digital mindset.

With a pioneering spirit, user-centric perspective and agile approach, our team of digital innovators de-risk, develop and deliver digital forward solutions that solve complex business problems, achieve tangible results and most important to us, provide a delightful client experience. 


John Huckle

John Huckle

Patrick Armknecht

Patrick Armknecht CPA, CITP

John Huckle and Patrick Armknecht are our fearless digital leaders. Together, they lead the SD Digital practice and our SD Digital Consultants, a group of forward-thinking digital professionals with an appetite for innovation and a knack for success. 


  • 20+ years of experience in technology and digital innovations
  • 20+ dedicated team members
  • 2022 Solver Breakout Partner of the Year
  • Access to a deep bench of industry and business expertise
  • Average of 17 years' experience per team member
  • Employer of choice with unparalleled talent 
  • Proven track record of client satisfaction
  • Top partner of technology and software leaders


SD Digital Core Solutions 


Industry Focus

We are proud to help organizations across all industries discover the power of digital and understand that while the power of digital is agnostic, the need for digital varies based on industry. With a deep bench of industry professionals, SD Digital has the team and roadmap for digital journeys across different industries, including: 



Guided by our set of client-focused values, our team of digital innovators help organizations unpack what digital means to them by challenging the status quo with the art of the possible.

Courage to be Candid

Change can be challenging, which is why we promise to respectfully challenge the status quo, present our authentic thoughts and facilitate tough conversations, all in the
pursuit of the possible.

Eye on the Prize

We understand the complexity and speed of business today, which is why we approach each digital journey with an unrelenting focus on successful outcomes for our clients.

Hardwired Empathy

We approach each engagement through the eyes of the business leaders and stakeholders to design, strategize, develop and implement solutions built with the mind of our clients.

Progress over Perfection

We deliver an iterative roadmap that celebrates milestones, learns from roadblocks and prioritizes continuous progress toward client objectives.

Real-world Experience

With a robust firm of 500+ professionals, we have the business expertise and digital mindset to provide end-to-end solutions that account for industry, regulatory and financial considerations.

Sustainable Speed

With our unique combination of digital expertise and business experience, we can mobilize and deliver impactful solutions at the speed of business.




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About SD Digital

SD Digital helps organizations translate technology to transformative change and realize the best version of themselves. With a forward-thinking cap and digital lens, we empower organizations to realize the art of the possible with the power of digital through business-focused and technology-enabled solutions, built on an unwavering commitment to practicality, speed to market and the user experience.

Learn more on our dedicated Schneider Downs Digital page or contact the team directly at [email protected].

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Our Clients' Thoughts On Schneider Downs

"I have had great experience working with the SD professionals on sales tax matters, technical accounting, general 10-Q review assistance, PPP loan forgiveness, etc."

"Schneider Downs has been a valued advisor to our organization. They understand us and our industry and can provide guidance and insight that is appropriate to our circumstances."

"Knowledgeable and friendly staff"

"relationships with Tax & Audit staff are phenomenal - they answer and are attentive when we have issues and provide timely responses"

"My experience has been one of timely response and expert guidance in a number of areas."

"Quality of service and consistency of our audit and tax team, Staci, Shane and Elena are outstanding"

"Everyone I have encountered at Schneider Downs is responsive, has a positive demeanor and provides relevant guidance as needed."

"Since we starting with Schneider Downs late last year they have provided the best service possible. Every time I call with a question or problem they are extremely quick to response. Couldn't ask for a better company."

"SD has been a great partner and provider for us. They fit our business size and demands well. Very professional and friendly staff.

SD is also practical when solving problems and issues."

"We've had a very good experience with SD&Co over the years and appreciate the strong leadership from the partners and managers on our account. They understand our business and the issues we face each year and provide reasonable alternatives."

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