Gilbert Dawkins - Fahrenheit Advisors
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Gilbert Dawkins

Richmond, Virginia

As a Director at Fahrenheit Advisors, Gilbert has a strong business acumen and fresh perspective clients will appreciate. With a diverse history in business plan preparation, auditing, internal controls, accounting, financial reporting, budgeting, and financial system upgrade implementation, Gilbert is equipped to come along side clients to improve processes and drive their business forward.

Gilbert started his career in public accounting focusing on financial audit and risk assurance. He transitioned to working for a family-owned manufacturing company where his talents were used not only in routine internal accounting functions, but also to create forecasting tools, teach classes in finance/accounting/business acumen, implement financial reporting tools and many other specialty projects.

Function & Specialization

  • Process improvement and internal controls
  • Month-end close
  • Manufacturing
  • Financial system implementation
  • Values based leadership

Representative Clients & Past Experiences

  • Century Distribution Systems
  • Hamilton Beach
  • Luck Companies
  • Dixon Hughes Goodman
  • YMCA

Education, Licenses & Certifications

  • M.B.A., concentration in Finance, Virginia Commonwealth University
  • Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Accounting, Virginia Commonwealth University
  • CPA (Virginia)

Professional Associations & Community Organizations

  • Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants