Gary Thomson


Gary Thomson, CPA, serves as a consultant to CPA Firms in the critical arenas of leadership development, succession planning, partner compensation, succession and leadership planning, leadership coaching, M & A, strategic planning, culture, profitability, and innovation. He is also a featured speaker on economic climate, geopolitical issues, ethics reform, leadership, early childhood education, culture, and economic development.

Gary began his career in 1985 with an international “Big 8” firm in Atlanta, GA.  In 1988 Gary returned home to Richmond, VA, and started his CPA firm.

Through mergers, Gary became part of Dixon Hughes Goodman (“DHG”), a Top 20 CPA and Consulting Firm.  Gary served as a member of the Senior Leadership and Management Team, as a Regional Managing Partner of the Mid-Atlantic Region, and as a member of the Firm’s Executive Committee.  In those capacities, Gary had key roles in strategic planning, M & A, growth, profitability, partner compensation, succession planning, talent development, communications, marketing, and culture development.