R. Dale Dowell, CPA, PC, located in Dallas, Texas offers a wide range of financial services to business and individuals in the state of Texas and beyond. The services include audits, compilations and reviews of governmental, non-profit and for-profit organizations, CFO outsourcing, tax, accounting, bookkeeping, strategic planning & business development.
President and CEO, R. Dale Dowell has extensive experience in, accounting, auditing, tax, financial and management consulting, including strategic business planning, business valuation, and internal operations improvement. His experience includes a broad range of sectors including public accounting, oilfield services, charter school finance and operation, manufacturing, construction, real estate, banking, governmental, and nonprofit.
R. Dale Dowell graduated from the University of North Texas where he majored in Accounting and received a Bachelor of Business Administration degree. After working as an external auditor for a couple of years for Arthur Anderson and Company, a “Big 8” public accounting firm, and approximately sixteen years at the corporate headquarters of Dresser Industries and Halliburton, the world’s 2nd largest oilfield service company, in February 2000, he started a private practice offering accounting, audit, tax and consulting services for small and medium size “for-profit” and non-profit business and organizations.
In January 2007, Mr. Dowell scaled back his private practice and entered the Texas charter school industry as the chief financial officer of a Dallas charter school, where revenues and enrollment quadrupled to approximately $12,000,000 and 1,200 students, respectively. Mr. Dowell also led the organization in and out of $3,300,000 in new market tax credit financing and $9,460,000 in an education revenue bond issuance, as well as other smaller short and long term debt and capital lease obligations. Relatedly, he led the organization in the acquisition, construction and/or renovation of over 130,000 sq. ft. of educational, athletic, retail and administration headquarters facilities.
Mr. Dowell formed the R. Dale Dowell, CPA, PC, corporation in July of 2014 where he now serves as President and CEO, on a fulltime basis. He leads the company's strategy development, establishes company goals, manages strategic political and social involvement, and oversees the development of corporate culture. Mr. Dowell primary responsibilities are to ensure the growth in profitability of the firm, while guiding the development of a professional, high quality and effective management team.
R. Dale Dowell holds, since 1983, a Certified Public Accounting certificate from the State of Texas. He has successfully passed multiple CPA firm quality control (Peer) reviews and is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. He also has served on the University of North Texas Accounting Department Advisory Board.
His interests include community and professional events, reading, golfing and coaching youth basketball and soccer.