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About Us

About Ourf Firm

Since 1975, Johnston & Company, LLP CPA's has been providing quality, personalized financial guidance to local individuals and businesses. Johnston & Company, LLP CPA's expertise ranges from basic tax management and accounting services to more in-depth services such as audits, financial statements, financial planning, business valuations and litigation services.

Our Mission

Our mission is to help clients maintain financial viability in the present, while taking a proactive approach to achieve future goals. This requires open communication to reach an understanding of our clients' needs through research and sound analysis. Johnston & Company, LLP, CPA's is dedicated to meeting these goals with high standards of excellence and professionalism. We have been a staple of the area's business community for years, and pride ourselves on the level of esteem we have earned.

Our dedication to hard work has earned the respect of the business and financial community in and around the area. We believe this to be a direct derivative of our talent and responsiveness to our client base. Whether you are a current or prospective client, rest assured that individuals and businesses who choose Johnston & Company, LLP, CPA's receive competent and timely advice.

Our Team

David L. Johnston – Managing Partner

david@jcpagroup.com (318) 388-3880

Certified Public Accountant
Certified Valuation Analyst
Accredited in Business Valuation

Education:

  • University of Louisiana at Monroe (ULM), B.B.A. in Accounting, 1968
  • Continuing Professional Education on an ongoing basis

Professional Designations:

  • Licensed as a Certified Public Accountant in Louisiana and Arkansas
  • Designated as a Certified Valuation Analyst by the National Association of Certified Valuation Analyst
  • Designated as Accredited in Business Valuation by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants

Professional Involvement:

  • Member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Member of the Society of Louisiana Certified Public Accountants
  • Member of the National Association of Certified Valuation Analyst
  • Past Chairman of the Society of Louisiana Certified Public Accountants Political Action Committee
  • Presently a member of the Society of Louisiana Certified Public Accountants Legislative Committee
  • Presently a member of the Society of Louisiana Certified Public Accountants Litigation Services Committee
  • Past Chairman of Business Valuation Workshop presented by the Louisiana Certified Public Accountants Litigation Services Committee
  • Former member and Chairman of the following Society of Louisiana Certified Public Accountants committees:
    • Continuing Professional Committee
    • Public Relations Committee
    • Insurance Committee
    • Management of an Accounting Practice Committee
    • Management of an Accounting Practice Conference
    • Louisiana Tax Conference
    • Louisiana Accounting and Auditing Committee
  • Six years on the Board of Directors of the Society of Louisiana Certified Public Accountants
  • Past President of the Northeast Chapter of the Society of Louisiana Certified Public Accountants
  • Former member of the Society of Louisiana Certified Public Accountant’s President’s Special Blue Ribbon Committee on Mandatory Continuing Professional Education for the State of Louisiana
  • Former member of the Society of Certified Public Accountant’s Liaison Committee on Legislative Compliance Audits.

Civic Involvement:

  • Member, First Baptist Church
  • Member, Board of Deacons, First Baptist Church
  • Teacher, Median Adult Sunday School Class
  • Member of numerous Church Committees
  • College of Business Administration Advisory Council (ULM)
  • Advisory Board Accounting Department (ULM)
  • Member, American Legion
  • Past President of Monroe Little Theater
  • Former Coach, Youth Baseball and Basketball
  • Numerous Civic Club Committees

Bradley L. Johnston – Partner

brad@jcpagroup.com (318) 388-3880

Certified Public Accountant

Education:

  • University of Louisiana of Monroe (ULM), B.B.A. in Accounting, 1990
  • Continuing Professional Education on an ongoing basis

Professional Designations:

  • Licensed as a Certified Public Accountant in Louisiana

Professional Involvement:

  • Member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Member of the Society of Louisiana Certified Public Accountants
  • Presently a member of the Society of Louisiana Certified Public Accountants Strategic Planning Committee
  • Former member of the following Society of Louisiana Certified Public accountants committees:
    • Small Business Committee
    • Communications and Public Relations Committee
    • Management of an Accounting Practice Committee
    • New Certified Public Accountant Committee
  • Past President of the Northeast Chapter of the Society of Louisiana Certified Public Accountants

Civic Involvement:

  • Claiborne Elementary PTA, Treasurer - 2008 to Present
  • The Cooley House Foundation, Treasurer - 2008 to 2012
  • Member, First Baptist Church of West Monroe
  • Current member of the West Monroe Civitan Club – 2002 to Present
  • Reserve Deputy Marshal – City of Monroe – 2004 to Present
  • Former Board member of Media Ministries; Christian Radio Broadcasting