Gary Dando retired from Ernst & Young in June 2001. He had been with Ernst & Young since 1964 and he became a partner in 1976. In addition to client engagement responsibilities, Mr. Dando held positions of national and regional responsibility within Ernst & Young in areas of practice management and operations.
He was a member of the Board of Directors and President of the Robert H. Smith School of Business Foundation for over 20 years until he retired from that Board on December 31, 2019. Mr. Dando was a member of the Robert H. Smith School of Business Board of Visitors and Dean’s Advisory Council until 2009. In addition, Mr. Dando was Co-chair of Coach Gary Williams’ Coaches vs. Cancer Tip-Off Breakfast Campaign from 2002 to 2010 and is a member of the Terrapin Club. In 2000, Mr. Dando was named the Distinguished Alumnus of the Robert H. Smith School of Business and in 1998 he was a Robert H. Smith School of Business Honoree at its 75th Anniversary Celebration. From July 2001 to June 2007, he was a member of the Board of Trustees of the University of Maryland College Park Foundation.
Mr. Dando is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and Maryland Association of CPA’s. Prior to his retirement from Ernst & Young, he was a CPA licensed to practice in Maryland, California, the District of Columbia, and Ohio.
Mr. Dando is a 1964 graduate of the University of Maryland, College Park.
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