I’m the founder and CEO of Gamble Givens and Moody CPA LLC and Dixon Hughes Academy LLC. I graduated from the Citadel Military College in 1965 and became a certified public accountant (CPA) in 1970. I’ve spent the last 20 years of my professional career as the managing partner of Gamble Givens & Moody LLC. During my tenure, the firm tripled its gross revenue to become one of the state’s largest and most profitable firms. Since 2003, I’ve served as a senior business advisor with AMS Inc. a state wide business management and consulting firm. I have been very active in the Charleston region where I’ve provided leadership and organization development strategies to community organizations such as:


• Trident United Way – Board of Directors and Executive Committee.
  Community Impact Committee, Chairman 2009 –present,
  Chairman of the Board, 2004
  Treasurer, 2002
  Palmetto Society Chairman, 2001
  Campaign Chairman, 2000
  Alexis de Tocqueville Society 2008- present

• Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce. Board of Directors and
  Executive Committee 1990-1996; 2011-2012
  Past President 1994-1995

  Power of Partnerships Chairman 2008 – present

• Charleston Air Force Base/ Joint Base Charleston Honorary Commander chairman

• Charleston Regional Development Alliance – Board of Directors, Chairman 2000

• Lowcountry Chapter of the American Red Cross Board

• Crimestoppers, Inc. Board

• Charleston County Planning Board

• Charleston County Selective Service Board

• The Citadel School of Business Advisory Board, Chairman 2005-2008

• North Charleston Breakfast Rotary Club, Charter Member, Past President

• Paul Harris Fellow and Paul Harris Society Member

• The Harbour Club Board of Governors

• American Institute of Certified Public Accountants

• SC Association of Certified Public Accountants

• Accountants Global Network International. North American Board of Directors – President 2000-2001
  International Board of Directors – Chairman 2004-2006

• National Association of Accountants/Charleston Chapter, Past President

• John Wesley United Methodist Church, Member 1968 –present. Chairman, Church Council, Staff Parish, Stewardship, Trustees,
  Finance and Building Committees

• SC Annual Conference, United Methodist Church. Board of Pensions, Board of Trustees


Recognition and Awards:


• The Citadel School of Business Administration Hall of Fame – Inducted 2009

• Charleston Metro Chamber Joseph P Riley Leadership Award – 2006

• Trident United Way Community Builder of the year – 2006

• Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society – Inducted 2005

• Trident United Way Family Friendly Workplace Award - 2004