Harry D. Dickinson, CPA, Ph.D., is past chair of the Virginia Board of Accountancy (BOA). He is a partner with Bowling, Franklin & Company, LLP, where he manages audits, prepares business valuations, provides strategic and family wealth planning and serves as an accounting and auditing technical consultant. He offers continuing education and consulting services to CPAs and serves as executive director of The Virginia Group of CPA Firms. A member of the VSCPA, Dickinson served seven years on the VSCPA Professional Ethics Committee and in other leadership roles. He is also co-author of the VSCPA course, Ethics 2007 -- Your License Depends On It!