Newkirk Named Assurance Services Managing Partner

Brad Newkirk

Brad Newkirk

Charlotte, N.C.-based Dixon Hughes Goodman (FY14 net revenue of $329.2 million) announced that Brad Newkirk has been named assurance services MP. In his new capacity, Newkirk will develop and lead the firm’s assurance services strategy, including overseeing client service and leadership development. He will continue his emphasis serving portfolio companies owned by private equity groups.

“Brad’s extensive experience in our profession makes him well-suited to guide the strategy and execution for the firm’s assurance services,” says Matt Snow, CEO of Dixon Hughes Goodman. “His proven leadership skills, matched by his passion for mentoring and encouraging his colleagues, will play an integral role in building this growing practice.”

Newkirk has over 30 years of public accounting experience, serving a range of public and private companies, including those with multi-state and international operations. His industry focus includes manufacturing and distribution companies, professional services firms, and real estate management and development entities. He also serves as a lead partner in the firm’s private equity services practice, providing accounting and advisory services to private equity funds and their portfolio companies.