Dixon Hughes Goodman Names Matt Snow as CEO

Charlotte, N.C., April 22, 2014 – Dixon Hughes Goodman announced that the partners of the firm have elected Matt Snow as Chief Executive Officer effective June 1. Snow previously held the position of regional managing partner for the firm’s Charlotte region. Current CEO, Ken Hughes, will remain with the firm as Chairman of the firm’s Executive Committee.

“Matt is a proven visionary and has consistently demonstrated his passion for the success of the firm and its professionals,” said Ken Hughes, current CEO and Chairman. “I have the utmost confidence that his broad-based client experience, leadership skills and collaborative approach will ensure that the strategic vision for the firm is carried on into the next generation.”

Since joining the firm, Snow has focused on growing the firm’s market share by overseeing the addition of more than 100 new positions in the Charlotte region and extending the firm’s advisory service lines throughout its footprint.

“I am humbled and honored to be given this opportunity. I couldn’t be more excited about where we are heading as a firm,” said Snow. “I’ve been in this career my whole working life, and since joining the firm seven years ago, these have been the best years of my professional career. What has prepared me most for this role is serving as a client service partner because it has given me insight into what it’s like to work as a professional in this firm.”

“We have a well-thought-out plan for the future, which not only incorporates the rich legacy of Dixon Hughes Goodman but also adapts for the future and the ever-changing needs of our profession,” added Snow. “We will continue to focus on key industries and place emphasis on our ability to meet our client’s needs by providing new service offerings.”

 During his first 90 days as CEO, Snow will focus on traveling to the firm’s various regions to enhance his understanding of those markets and the business opportunities unique to those areas. Additional initiatives will include a continuing emphasis on superior client service and developing a diverse team of best-in-class professionals.

 Prior to his tenure with DHG, Matt served as an audit partner in a Big Four firm where he spent more than 20 years serving public companies in the financial services, manufacturing and restaurant industries.

About Dixon Hughes Goodman
With more than 1,800 people in 11 states, Dixon Hughes Goodman is headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina, and is among the Top 20 largest accounting and advisory firms in the nation. In addition to comprehensive assurance, tax and advisory services, the firm goes to market by major industry focus and serves clients internationally and in all 50 states. Visit www.dhg.com for additional information.

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