Cary Dickson is a Partner in the Orange County office. Cary has a broad background with over 35 years of experience working in both public accounting and private companies of all sizes, (from early stage start up, middle market and Fortune 500).
Early on Cary specialized in the financial services sector at Price Waterhouse, including serving large banks and mutual funds. Then moved into entertainment working for The Walt Disney Company and Fox Family Worldwide followed by 16 years in consumer products with Mattel Toys and the Mattel Foundation.
Most recently, Cary has worked in the commodities trading business serving as the CFO for A-Mark Precious Metals, a public traded company (NASDAQ) and the hospitality business as CFO of Entrepreneurial Corporate group in Newport Beach, a private company. The later included a large hotel, restaurants, winery, and residential real estate operations.
Cary’s functional expertise includes a significant background in corporate taxation, legal structuring, project management, M&A, internal audit (SOX), financial reporting, global manufacturing, and supply chain, maximizing operational performance (including data analytics and metrics), international operations, IPO/debt offerings and risk management. Additional experience includes managing complex debt facilities and relationships, investments/derivatives, philanthropical, intellectual property, board reporting and technology centric startup companies.
Lastly, Cary has earned his undergraduate and master’s degrees from Southern Illinois University and the University of Denver respectively, has an active CPA license in both California and Colorado and is an active member of Tech Coast Angels (OC) and the Financial Executive Institute in Orange County and the Corporate Directors Forum in San Diego.