Board of Directors

Phil Akason

CPA, Chief Financial Officer, DSM Property Services

Phil Akason

Phil joined DSM Property Services in 2021 as CFO and partner. He has worked in various aspects of finance and accounting since 1991 and specialized in commercial real estate. Prior to joining DSM, Phil worked for Terrus Real Estate Group, Wells Fargo, Principal Financial Group and Ernst & Young. 


  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
  • Master of Business Administration, Drake University
  • Bachelor of Arts in Accounting, University of Northern Iowa

Professional Associations/Volunteer Activities

  • Iowa Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Animal Rescue League of Iowa Foundation Board of Directors
  • Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Iowa Chapter Board of Trustees
  • Greater Des Moines Leadership Institute (GDMLI) Class of 2005-2006