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

"We are very satisfied with the relationship. One-off project and/or consultancy work sometimes feels a bit overpriced which is the reason for the "sometimes" answer to one of the questions."

"Schneider Downs does a great job for us in the audit, tax, and wealth management areas."

"Our company utilizes numerous areas of services, from tax and audit to advisory services and cybersecurity consulting. I've only ever experienced excellence in all they do."

"Consistent quality service over an extended relationship."

"Because they do all of the above..well!"

"Steve & Kevin are great getting our work done on time. Steve is very proactive with our dealerships and the owners with respect to saving income or estate taxes. Steve is the 'Best of the Best"."

"Years of dedicated service handled very professionally and proactively."

"Relative to the partners in charge of our relationship, Don & Dan - they have been associated with our companies for over 20 years ! They are both relationship oriented, they have "extensive" knowledge of the Company and its direction, are solid advisors to senior leadership and have had significant impact on our Company."

"Great long term relationship."

"We are a long time customer and value the service provided."

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