DHG Announces Promotion of Janice Kong to Principal

Tysons, Va., July 1, 2019 – Dixon Hughes Goodman (DHG), a U.S. top 20 public accounting and advisory firm, announced that Janice Kong has been admitted as principal, effective June 1, 2019. Janice joined DHG in 2017 as a Tax Director. She currently leads cross-functional teams in the DHG Private Equity practice, executing tax due diligence and tax strategies for private equity groups and their portfolio companies.

Prior to joining DHG in 2017, Janice served as Tax Leader of the Transaction Advisory Services practice for another national accounting and consulting firm. Additionally, Janice has Big Four firm experience advising clients on merger and acquisition matters and post-merger integration. She is a frequent speaker and published author on tax law matters.

“Janice is a trusted advisor to our Private Equity and portfolio company clients. She is a valuable resource in helping navigate complex transactions and in developing tax strategies for our Private Equity practice clients. Our Capital Market team congratulates her on this significant career milestone,” said Brad Newkirk, Managing Partner of DHG’s Capital Market.

“Janice is a proven leader who is dedicated to the growth of our Private Equity practice and our firm as a whole. I am proud of her many accomplishments and her focus on delivering innovative solutions and exceptional service to our clients,” said Scott Linch, Managing Partner, DHG Private Equity.

Janice earned her Juris Doctorate with a concentration in tax law from the University of Baltimore School of Law. She is a graduate of Rutgers University, where she received a Bachelor of Arts in political science. Janice is a member of the Maryland State Bar Association, the District of Columbia State Bar Association and is licensed to practice before the U.S. District Court for Maryland and the U.S. Tax Court.

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Scott Linch
Managing Partner | DHG Private Equity
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