October 18, 2018

Brown Edwards is pleased to announce the acquisition of the Newport News practice of Dixon Hughes Goodman effective October 31, 2018.  DHG Partners Hugh Barlow and Leslie Roberts along with most of the staff located in Newport News will become part of the Brown Edwards team and a significant number of DHG’s clients are expected to transition to Brown Edwards.

As Brown Edwards has a substantial existing client base in the area, the new office allows for a convenient location from which to serve them.  With these changes, DHG clients can be assured they will continue to work with experts they know and trust and the transition will be seamless.

“This acquisition positions us to provide a greater depth of expertise and resources to serve our clients, especially those in the Hampton Roads area, strengthens Brown Edwards’ position as one of the largest independent CPA firms in Virginia, and expands our geographic footprint.” says Jason Hartman, CEO, “More importantly, we are adding well respected partners and staff who have provided high quality service and value to the region over many years. All of us have a similar client centric approach to helping our clients achieve their goals. This acquisition simply brings more resources to the table to accomplish that goal.”

A Top 100 firm in the country, Brown Edwards provides assurance, tax and business advisory services to a diverse clientele throughout Virginia, West Virginia, and Tennessee. The Newport News office will be the seventh office in Virginia and tenth overall.

“We are very proud of the quality and service we have delivered to our clients over many years.   We look forward to becoming part of a growing Top 100 firm that has a strong focus on Virginia and the mid-Atlantic region.   We feel this change will better allow us to continue offering comprehensive and personalized business advice tailored to our client’s needs with a local firm mindset.  And, most importantly, Brown Edwards shares our philosophy of assisting our clients to grow and succeed.” said DHG Partner Hugh Barlow.

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