Dong, who joined Dark Horse in October, worked for the city of Tuscaloosa, Ala., from April 2017 until taking the new position. In his last two years there, he was chief data officer. He was data/planning manager for the HLC Group of Guyang, Guizhou, China, from January 2015 through December 2016.
He has also worked as an urban planner and engineer in Beijing, China.
On November 16, Dark Horse also hired Craig Trimble, a CPA, as an Accelerator in the firm’s Principal Accelerator Program, which offers. proprietary sales training and one-on-one coaching for “CPAs that want to build a scalable book of business without the personal and financial sacrifices required of starting a firm from scratch.”
Trimble was a senior tax manager for GunnChamberlin from December 2020 through last month. He held the same title at Cullen & Cullen CPAs from December 2017 through December 2020