Harvey Johnson is the author of numerous articles and has been a frequent guest speaker at industry conferences and seminars, including the firm’s in-house webinars. In addition to his CPA license, Harvey has also earned the Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA) designation. He is a five-time recipient of Virginia Business magazine’s Super CPA recognition in the Young CPAs category and was also awarded the VSCPA’s Top 5 Under 35 distinction.
An excellent student at math and problem-solving, accounting came easily to Harvey in school. He knew an accounting career would provide a lot of growth potential and opportunities, but his love of his work is paramount. He enjoys being an advisor to his clients, offering his knowledge and out-of-the-box thinking to help them meet their needs. In fact, his job satisfaction is highest when, while helping clients meet their regulatory requirements, he is also helping them meet their strategic and operational goals.
In conjunction with his background providing audit services, Harvey also has more than 10 years of IT experience and serves as one of the firm’s IT and cybersecurity consultants. These duties include supervising and assisting in the performance and application of information technology, cyber risk assessments and information security review services. He regularly attends IT-related continuing professional education and has earned the Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) designation.
Harvey believes in offering his professional skills back to his community. He has previously served in various major leadership roles with the Tidewater Chapter of the VSCPA, served as an advisory board member and communications committee chair for the Bankers Affinity Group of Virginia and he regularly volunteers at Children’s Hospital of the King’s Daughters.