Brian L. Johnson
As a partner specializing in taxation, Brian has over 20 years of public accounting experience, with a particularly strong emphasis in serving closely-held businesses and their owners. Brian began his career with Ernst & Young then, after several years with an Upstate regional firm, Brian co-founded SuggsJohnson in 2005.
Brian has deep roots in the Upstate and serves his community and profession in various ways including serving as a Director for the South Carolina Board of Accountancy, past chair of the South Carolina Association of CPAs Tax Committee, former director/treasurer of United Way of Anderson, and board vice chair of Hospice of the Upstate. Brian is a University of Georgia “20 Under 40” and Bulldog 100 honoree.
Presbyterian College, B.S., Accounting & Business Administration
University of Georgia, M.Acc., Taxation
Practice Areas :
Tax, partnerships, real estate, and general business planning
Prior Firms :
Ernst & Young; Elliott Davis, LLC
American Institute of CPAs; South Carolina Association of CPAs
South Carolina Board of Accountancy (Director); South Carolina Association of CPAs Tax Committee (former Chair); United Way of Anderson (former Director and Treasurer); and Hospice of the Upstate (Board Vice Chair).
Personal Interests :
Family, sports, hiking