Heather Cozart, DHG Partner, Receives Triangle Business Journal “40 Under 40” Award

Raleigh, N.C. April 22, 2015 – Heather Cozart, a Partner in DHG’s Financial Services Group, is a recipient of this year’s “40 Under 40” award from the Triangle Business Journal.

The 40 Under 40 award recognizes outstanding professionals under the age of 40 for their contributions to their organizations and communities. Five judges from TBJ and the local business community read approximately 200 qualified nominations to come up with the final list of 40 winners in the 2015 class.

Heather joined Dixon Hughes Goodman in 2007 and has served clients ranging from small community banks to multi-billion dollar national banks. She also serves financial services clients such as broker-dealers, trust companies, collective trusts and registered investment advisors. She is experienced in the completion of quarterly and annual SEC filings, mergers and acquisitions, stock registration statements, Sarbanes-Oxley compliance, internal control documentation, employee benefit plans, SSAE 16 reporting, agreed-upon procedures and internal audit engagements.  In addition, she spends much of her time recruiting for new associates at UNC-Chapel Hill, NC State, UNC-Wilmington and Wake Forest. 

A graduate of DHG’s Leadership Academy and the Raleigh Chamber of Commerce Leadership Raleigh Program, Heather is a leader in both the workplace and the Triangle community. She serves as the chairperson of DHG’s Eastern North Carolina PEOPLE Committee, which promotes a healthy, balanced and fun workplace and increased community involvement of DHG employees.

Heather is committed to serving her community. She is an active volunteer with Junior Achievement, the United Way Women’s Leadership Council, Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Comfort Zone Camp and the American Heart Association’s Circle of Red.

About Dixon Hughes Goodman

With more than 1,800 people in 12 states, Dixon Hughes Goodman ranks among the nation’s top 20 public accounting firms. Offering comprehensive assurance, tax and advisory services, the firm focuses on major industry lines and serves clients in all 50 states as well as internationally. Visit www.dhg.com for additional information.

About DHG Financial Services

The DHG Financial Services practice focuses on publicly traded and privately-held financial services companies across the U.S. Our 30 financial services partners and more than 200 dedicated professionals provide you with in-depth, specialized industry knowledge and a wide range of accounting, tax and advisory services to address issues facing your industry in today's challenging environment.