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Dean Dorton is one of the largest CPA and business advisory firms in the Southeast, based in Kentucky and North Carolina. Dean Dorton provides audit, accounting, tax, healthcare consulting, litigation support, business valuation, accounting software, technology consulting services, and many others to clients throughout the region, nationally, and internationally.
When it comes to partnering with a trusted advisor to help you navigate your business and personal goals, you deserve to have the best professionals in the industry. From advanced accounting issues to the complexities of technological advances, our experienced team brings first-hand knowledge and expertise, providing a holistic view and approach to help you achieve success.
Our team truly strives to understand your strategic plans, operating challenges, and day-to-day activities. A partnership with Dean Dorton means timely expert guidance with practical, actionable advice, making the most of your resources, and providing real-time data to make better decisions, faster.
Dean Dorton has office locations in Louisville and Lexington, Kentucky and Raleigh, North Carolina, but our reach extends nationally and internationally. We’re recognized as a quality professional firm that provides exceptional service to our clients. Our state-of-the-art technology solutions allow us to serve clients wherever they are located—whether that’s in our backyard of Kentucky and North Carolina, or across the ocean.
100 years of history serving clients across the globe
Dean Dorton has roots dating back to 1921. Our culture includes providing exceptional client service and the ability to be innovative problem solvers. We pride ourselves on being large enough to provide expert services while still maintaining our core values which include personal and timely delivery of services.
Nationally recognized, nationally revered
Ranked in Chambers
High Net Worth 2020
Dean Dorton has a strong tradition of community involvement and support, whether philanthropic giving through the Dean Dorton Foundation, charitable contributions, or employees volunteering their time.
Contributing to the local community is an essential part of life at Dean Dorton. In fact, community involvement is one of our core values. The firm encourages its accountants, consultants, and staff to volunteer in the community and to involve themselves in the civic activities about which they are most passionate.
The firm promotes employee involvement by offering paid time off for volunteer time for all of our staff. Dean Dorton invests more than 2,000 hours annually in service to community organizations. Employees of Dean Dorton serve on the boards and have leadership roles in nonprofit and civic organizations such as Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Association (ALS), Bluegrass Conservancy, Carnegie Center for Literacy & Learning, Greater Louisville, Inc., Commerce Lexington, Girl Scouts, Governor’s Scholar’s Program, International Book Project, Junior Achievement, LexArts, Opera House Fund, and Women Leading Kentucky.
More than just a place of work
The leaders of the firm invest in fellow team members and fellow members of the community.
Diversity and Inclusion Initiative
Dean Dorton’s Diversity and Inclusion Initiative aims to promote the retention and advancement of underrepresented groups within the firm by striving to create practices that allow for an inclusive work environment.
Women’s Initiative Committee
The Women’s Initiative Committee’s mission is to promote a firm culture that provides women with support, mentorship, and training in order to fully develop their potential as leaders. The committee works hard behind the scenes, addressing cultural barriers that affect women in the professional services industry and developing initiatives and policies to help women at the firm overcome these barriers.
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