Packer Thomas Announces New Principal



Packer Thomas, a leading regional certified public accounting and business consulting firm, is pleased to announce the promotion of Debra L. Liggett-Dixon, CPA to Principal, effective October 1, 2017.

Debbie is a graduate of Youngstown State University.  She has over thirty years of diverse tax experience, specializing in state, local, international, and high net worth individuals.  Debbie serves as Tax Director for Packer Thomas.  She is a member of the American Institute of CPAs, the Ohio Society of CPAs and the Pennsylvania Institute of CPAs.  Debbie has two sons, Tyler and Kyle, and resides in Poland, Ohio.

Packer Thomas was established in 1923 and maintains two offices that are located in Canfield, Ohio and New Castle, Pennsylvania.  The firm provides business consulting services as well as accounting, auditing and tax services with industry concentrations for manufacturing, wholesale distribution, automotive dealerships, construction, agriculture, oil and gas, organized labor and health care entities.  Packer Thomas also provides internal audit services for universities and financial institutions as well as other industries.  The firm’s information technology services consist of, but are not limited to, SOC 1, SOC 2 and SOC 3 engagements, IT security auditing services, and Sage 300 ERP/Accpac and Sage CRM implementations.  Packer Thomas also provides income, estate and gift tax compliance and consulting services for high net worth individuals, privately owned businesses and various other for-profit and non-profit organizations.  The firm has over 75 employees of which 40 are certified public accountants.