WASHINGTON, D.C. (January 7, 2016) – Dwayne Holt, tax partner at Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP (Baker Tilly), was recently elected to the executive committee and board of the District of Columbia Building Industry Association (DCBIA) as treasurer.
Holt has been recognized by Washingtonian Magazine as one of the top D.C. area tax accountants in every poll since its inception in 2008 and this occasion marks his second election to the DCBIA executive committee. As Holt reassumes this leadership role, Baker Tilly and DCBIA will strengthen their partnership to help advance the real estate development industry in the nation’s capital.
“I’m honored to play a role in an industry that’s a real economic engine, not only in the District, but also in the surrounding area,” Holt said. “DCBIA is the go-to organization for anyone developing, managing or owning real estate in Washington, D.C. This is an exciting position in an important, vital organization.”
Holt is also a present or past board member of several industry organizations, including NAIOP – Northern Virginia Chapter, Greater Washington Society of CPAs, and Northern Virginia Transportation Alliance. Additionally, he is a lecturer at higher education institutions throughout the metropolitan area, and is regularly asked to serve as a subject-matter guest speaker for real estate and construction organizations.
"We are delighted to partner with Dwayne and the entire team at Baker Tilly,” DCBIA’s CEO Lisa Mallory said. “Dwayne's keen insight and understanding of the financial and economic environment in which we operate will be an asset to DCBIA's leadership team.”
DCBIA is a major player in the region’s real estate development industry, with more than 500 members representing thousands of real estate development industry professionals. The organization builds leaders, community, economy and partnerships throughout the D.C. area through content-rich programs, networking and advocacy.
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