John is DHG's Managing Partner of Growth and Service. He has more than 25 years of public accounting experience and has been with the firm since 2004. He has served as an elected member of DHG’s Executive Committee and is currently a member of the firm’s Senior Leadership Team.
In his role as Managing Partner of Growth and Service, John leads DHG’s growth strategy across all industries and service lines. He is focused on executing the firmwide strategy of going to market as an industries-and-services-based firm while providing superior client service through knowledge-sharing and a solutions-based approach. In this approach, John oversees key focus areas for the firm such as data analytics, client experience, marketing and business development and assurance methodology innovation. Prior to his current leadership role, John served as the head of DHG’s service lines, including Assurance, Tax and Advisory services.
Throughout his career, John has provided assurance services focused primarily within the insurance industry. His depth and breadth of knowledge has allowed him to advise on mergers and acquisitions, divestitures and in helping our clients develop long-term business plans. He continues to teach professional development classes on insurance accounting and financial reporting including derivatives, reinsurance and actuarial. Prior to joining DHG, John worked for a Big Four firm for six years, where he served large, public companies and completed a rotation in the national office.
John is a member of the AICPA and North Carolina Association of Certified Public Accountants.