Mr. Ken Dixon, '75, Hall of Fame '05Founder & CEO, Leland Enterprises, Inc.
Mr. Ken Dixon, '75, Hall of Fame '05
Mr. Dixon is the founder and CEO of Leland Enterprises, Inc. Leland is a diversified real estate company located in Central Florida. Leland is active in all phases of multifamily housing including acquisition, development, construction, management and brokerage. In addition, Mr. Dixon is involved in various other businesses including homebuilding, lending, investment banking and land development.
Prior to entering the real estate business, Mr. Dixon was a practicing Certified Public Accountant in Orlando, Florida, and Washington DC with the international accounting firm Price Waterhouse (currently known as PricewaterhouseCoopers). During his career as a CPA, he served a variety of large- and medium-sized corporations including Walt Disney World, Tupperware and the Orlando Sentinel, as well as numerous real estate oriented clients.
Mr. Dixon has an accounting degree from the University of Central Florida and a management degree from the University of South Florida. He currently serves as a member and director of numerous charitable and non-profit organizations throughout Central Florida. He is the benefactor to the Kenneth G Dixon School of Accounting at the University of Central Florida. He was inducted into the UCF College of Business Hall of Fame in 2005.