Rockville, MD  – Brian Israel has joined the Dixon Hughes Goodman DC Metro Business Development team as the Business Development Executive for the region. Brian will be applying his 20 plus years of experience in senior corporate banking and public accounting to expand Dixon Hughes Goodman’s presence in the Metro DC Region.

Israel’s experience working in the intelligence community, cyber security, Ed Tech and Health Care IT will be a valuable resource to Dixon Hughes Goodman. “We are very excited to have Brian join the Dixon Hughes Goodman team,” said Lisa Cines, Partner in Charge of the Rockville, Maryland office. “His large network and extensive knowledge and understanding of finance and strategy will be a great benefit to our clients.”

Israel graduated from the University of Maryland College Park with a Bachelor of Economics and then went on to receive his Master’s in Business Administration for Loyola University. Outside of the office, Israel is active in many professional groups including MAVA, Cyber Maryland, the Chesapeake Regional Tech Council, the BW Tech Cyber Incubator, the Maryland Tech Council and NVTC.

Prior to joining Dixon Hughes Goodman, Israel was a Business Development, Strategy and Corporate Finance Executive for a regional accounting firm where he helped companies expand their networks and improve profitability by planning for growth, preparing for succession, assessing banking needs, forecasting financials, raising capital and improving cash flow.


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