Founding Partner Lou Anna Dickerson has 40-plus years of experience in the accounting field, primarily serving closely held corporations and high net worth individuals.
LouAnna gained her experience working in the tax department of the predecessor to Deloitte and Touche, LLP, Touche Ross and Co. She also served both publicly owned multi-nationals as well as closely held corporations. She has been the tax manager for a Fortune 500 company. She was a tax manager with a large regional firm in Cincinnati, Ohio, counseling clients on a broad range of issues, including divestitures, acquisitions and compliance. In 1976, LouAnna began practicing as a CPA working for a regional firm in San Jose, California.
LouAnna is an active member of the Rancho Bernardo Rotary Club, and she is past Treasurer for the San Diego Foundation’s Rancho Bernardo Satellite chapter and the Blue Sky Ecological Preserve Foundation.
Master’s in Accounting, University of Cincinnati
Nancy leads the Dickerson Rix team in the area of audit and assurance with 29 years of public and private experience. In 2002 she and LouAnna Dickerson partnered to create Dickerson Rix and Co. Since joining the firm, her focus has been to grow the audit side of the practice. During the past nine years Dickerson Rix has added both nonprofit and for-profit clients in a wide variety of industries.
Prior to private practice, Nancy spent five years as a Senior Manager and then Director with Ernst and Young, LLP and PriceWaterhouse Coopers, LLP, respectively, in their Chicago based specialty transaction services groups. She led world-wide buy-side and sell-side engagements in a variety of industries. Her clients included financial as well as strategic buyers and sellers. From 1992 to 1994, she was Assistant Controller for a publicly owned manufacturing firm and was responsible for SEC filings, banking relationships and internal reporting. Early in her public accounting career, she spent two years working for the CFO of Bank of America as a technical analyst responsible for dealings with the Financial Accounting Standards Board. Nancy began her career in 1984 as a member of the audit staff of Arthur Young and Company. There, Nancy serviced large multi-nationals and high technology corporations.
Master’s in Business Administration, University of Chicago
Bachelor’s in Accounting, University of Denver