DHG Announces Keith Giddens as the New Leader of the Charlotte Market

Charlotte, N.C., January 11, 2021 - Dixon Hughes Goodman (DHG), a U.S. top 20 professional services firm, is pleased to announce Keith Giddens as the Charlotte Market Managing Partner effective January 1, 2021. Keith will follow the leadership of Gary Greer, as Gary moves on to become the Managing Partner of Assurance for the Atlantic Region. With more than 15 years of public accounting experience, Keith has been with the firm since 2012 and most recently served as the Tax Leader in the Metro D.C. Market.

“I have the utmost confidence in Keith to lead our Charlotte market, which is an exciting market to lead as it is our headquarters and one of our largest offices. Keith’s a strategic leader and one of the most passionate professionals I have ever met. During a year of uncertainty and change, he has done an exceptional job motivating the team to continue to deliver exceptional results for our clients. His leadership approach is so unique and personalized – the Charlotte market is lucky to have him,” noted Gary.

In commenting on his transition, Keith said, “I am thrilled to be back in Charlotte. I spent a few years here before moving to the D.C. area and love Charlotte – it is a thriving region, and the energy is contagious. Following the footsteps of Gary will certainly be a challenge but I am excited by the opportunity to continue to grow careers, exceed our clients’ expectations and drive business growth in the region.”

Keith primarily serves multinational public and private corporations in various industries including manufacturing, distribution, technology, healthcare and more. Most recently as the Tax Market Leader, Keith focused on coordinating relevant federal, state and local and international tax services that are aligned with each company’s business objectives. He is currently serving a three-year elected term on the firm’s Executive Committee. Prior to joining DHG, he worked as a Tax Senior Manager at a Big Four firm in Atlanta, Charlotte and Shanghai, China. Keith received his Master of Accountancy from The University of Georgia.

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Gary Greer
Co-Managing Partner, DHG Assurance
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