Denny Ard
Managing Partner, DHG Solutions Lab CPA
Charlotte, NC - SouthPark

Denny is the Managing Partner of the DHG Solutions Lab, which focuses on the incubation, development and deployment of high value, relevant solutions for clients in today’s rapidly changing business environment. Additionally, the DHG Solutions Lab aims for increased efficiencies in the delivery of services, as well as creating enhanced client experiences and satisfaction. Furthermore, an important mission of the DHG Solutions Lab is to cultivate a solutions-oriented culture throughout the firm. Denny is leading that charge by collaborating with industry experts to create a new mindset and to reward innovative behaviors across the DHG landscape. Using his years of hands-on client experience, technical knowledge, creative thinking and problem-solving abilities, Denny is uniquely qualified to inspire and lead innovation efforts within the DHG Solutions Lab.

Prior to the DHG Solutions Lab, Denny lead the firm’s Assurance Innovation and Methodology Group (AIM). His strategic vision and leadership played an instrumental role in the firm’s decision to develop a proprietary assurance methodology (DHG Assure) and invest in the research and development of innovative technologies to modernize the assurance practice. Due to Denny’s innovative mindset and thoughtful execution, DHG has transformed their assurance methodology and built the foundation for the assurance practice of the future.

Denny has over 20 years of public accounting experience serving both public and private companies in a variety of industries. This experience includes 14 years of client service in the assurance practice (over 6 years with a Big 4 firm) and 2 years with the firm’s Professional Standards Group.

Denny currently lives in Charlotte, NC with his wife and two children. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his family, Auburn University sports, and golf.

Professional Organizations
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • North Carolina Association of Certified Public Accountants
  • Accounting and Review Services Committee
  • Masters, Accounting
    Auburn University
  • Bachelors, Accounting
    Auburn University
Industry Focus
Service Areas
  • Assurance
  • Certified Public Accountant - AL - 9309
  • Certified Public Accountant - NC - 39337

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