DHG Announces Buddy Dearman as Managing Partner of DHG Dealerships

Charlotte, NC, December 1, 2017 – Dixon Hughes Goodman LLP (DHG) is pleased to announce the appointment of Buddy Dearman as Managing Partner of DHG Dealerships. In his new capacity, Dearman will develop and lead DHG Dealerships’ strategy, including overseeing services for over 2,500 dealership clients, located in all 50 states.

With more than 30 years of experience working with dealerships and their owners, Dearman brings to the table a wealth of knowledge in dealership tax and advisory services. Based in DHG’s Memphis office, Dearman will lead a 25-partner leadership team and more than 160 professionals dedicated to serving the dealership industry.

“It is an honor to be the new Managing Partner for DHG Dealerships,” said Dearman. “As a practice, we will continue to focus on the important industry issues that affect our dealer clients and help identify solutions.”

Dearman succeeds Tim York, who has served as Managing Partner of DHG Dealerships since 2012. York will continue to work closely with Dearman and the dealerships team and clients as he simultaneously assumes the firm-wide leadership role of Managing Partner of Industries.

“Buddy has been instrumental in the growth, talent development and leadership of the firm’s dealership practice,” said York. “His passion for the industry, his innovative approach to serving clients and the relationships he has built with dealership groups and industry friends make him well-suited for this role.”

For more information on DHG Dealerships, visit www.dhgdealerships.com.

About Dixon Hughes Goodman

With more than 2,000 people in 13 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 Dealerships

DHG Dealerships has a team of dedicated professionals working exclusively with dealerships across the country. We serve more than 2,500 dealership clients across all 50 states, representing dealership groups of all sizes, including six of the top 10 dealership groups in the country. We leverage our knowledge of and relationships within the industry to help identify solutions surrounding dealership trends and hot issues, which include: mergers and acquisitions, facilities and factory matters, performance, succession planning, risk and regulatory and people and talent acquisition. Providing our clients with industry thought leaders in our Assurance, Tax and Advisory Service Groups, we consult on best practices to help maximize efficiencies, increase profits and understand risks.


Buddy Dearman
Managing Partner, DHG Dealerships
Buddy Dearman
Managing Partner, DHG Dealerships
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