Regional & Community Financial Institutions

building higher value
A resourceful approach to serving our clients

Regional and community financial institutions are integral to the health and vitality of the local communities and businesses that they serve. Changing customer demographics and trickle-down regulatory pressures continue to challenge business objectives and profitability margins.

DHG Financial Services professionals deliver timely, relevant industry insight to your company. Our resourceful approach is your competitive advantage: 

  • Trustworthy advisors maintain close relationships with your team
  • Our proactive communication and responsiveness set us apart and
  • Our credentials are readily available to your team when you need them.

We take great pride in treating our members like family, and our advisors at Dixon Hughes Goodman mirror this commitment. We trust their industry knowledge and accounting proficiency to navigate banking regulations, governance and reporting. Through it all, we receive outstanding client service as we continue to grow our hometown community bank.


G. Robert Aston, Jr. Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, TowneBank



Business, Finance and Process Transformation
DHG provides services that help companies successfully create and drive change. Our comprehensive approach to project definition, resourcing, communication and support requires that we engage the right resources to accomplish strategic initiatives such as mergers and acquisitions. Our services include:

  • CECL implementation
  • Credit risk management
  • Mergers and acquisitions, including valuation
  • Strategic planning

Internal Audit and Compliance
DHG’s Internal Audit and Compliance teams, dedicated to assisting clients better manage their risks, are focused on assessing, designing, and developing risk management programs and evaluating internal control processes. Our team offers industry-based and risk-focused insight, facilitation of secure internal controls, assistance in regulatory compliance and increased internal performance and effectiveness. Our services include:

  • Compliance audits
  • Internal audit outsourcing or co-sourcing
  • Internal controls documentation and testing
  • Risk assessment and audit plan design
  • Sarbanes-Oxley/FDICIA assistance

Technology Services
DHG provides technology services designed to assist a company’s team in advancing strategic initiatives. We assist clients in assessing IT risks, systems and operations, and in addressing regulation and compliance requirements. Our services include:

  • Cybersecurity and Network Security Assessments
  • IT Operations
  • IT Compliance

Regulatory Services & Risk Management
DHG helps companies manage and implement change driven by new regulations and strategic risk management objectives. Our compliance services help support appropriate responses to matters of non-compliance and integration into existing risk management frameworks. DHG’s Credit Risk Management’s loan review and due diligence loan review services help management teams understand and manage credit risk in the loan portfolio. Our services include:

  • Business continuity planning
  • Credit mark due diligence
  • Fraud, forensic and litigation support
  • Model risk management and validation
  • Loan review
  • Model risk management and validation


DHG Financial Services professionals serve regional and community financial institutions with tailored assurance, tax and advisory offerings and a commitment to personal service.

External Audit
Our assurance teams are dedicated to your industry and are adept at transitioning clients from other firms, then providing hands-on service from experienced team members.

Employee Benefit Plans
Our professionals who work with benefit plans are well-versed in both the compliance and financial reporting areas.

Services Organization Controls Reporting (SOC 1 and 2 Reports)
We provide Service Organization Control (SOC 1 and 2) reports for wealth management and trust divisions of banks as well as for standalone entities.


DHG has the experience you need to minimize tax exposure, avoid non-compliance penalties and outsource your tax function. We streamline tax compliance with the same cost-effective, resourceful mindset we bring to every service by integrating tax planning with your total financial plan.

Our tax services reflect a commitment to building a long-term relationship and providing strategic support for your company’s growth.


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