His CPA PC…History of Excellence, Awards & Community Involvement
Awards/Excellence of Service
As CFO, maintained quality earnings during dramatic company growth period ranging from $3 to 30 million in five years
BBA in Accounting · 1979 from Georgia State University · Atlanta, Georgia
Dean’s List: eight out of twelve quarters
Graduated Magna Cum Laude
Upcoming Junior Award
Previously endorsed as an ELP (Value Added Provider) by Dave Ramsey December, 2013
Received Laventhol and Horwath Award, a recognition for outstanding scholastic achievement
Member of the Golden Key and Mortar Board National Honor Societies
Active with the Gwinnett Chamber for 24 years, including being on the 2003 Chamber Board of Directors
SBA’s 1999 Accounting Advocate of the Year for the State of Georgia
1991 Who’s Who of Accountants
Nominated for 2011 Best of Gwinnett
Nominated for 2006 Gwinnett Chamber of Commerce Small Business Person of the Year and May 2017 Gwinnett Chamber Business of the Month
Previously endorsed as a value added provider to the Georgia Association of Personnel Consultants.
Wrote and included in articles in the Gwinnett Extra, Gwinnett Daily, Atlanta Business Journal, Gwinnett Business Journal, Atlanta Journal, Inside Gwinnett and the Christian Post.
Previously member of Georgia Society of CPAs and American Institute of CPAs
In the spring of 2004, Atlanta accountant John Dillard established a different kind of CPA firm — one that would bring the principles of Jesus Christ to the practice of Accounting
Participated in a team to have the Georgia State Supreme Court declare the Georgia Trade Secrets Act of 1990 unconstitutional, helping Georgia workers not be unduly burdened by unfair non-compete agreements.
Highlighted in Susanne Sartelle’s book God People Money.
Our website is listed as an Editor’s Tip in National Conference of CPA Practitioners.
Initiated passing of the Georgia Crime Victims Restitutions Act of 2005 requiring sexual predators/felony criminals to pay for their victim’s medical and counseling care
Served as Chair of the Pastoral Relations Committee at Sugarloaf United Methodist Church for three years
Help Support a homeless shelter in Atlanta 7Bridges to Recovery & Serve on Finance Committe for Gwinnett Habitat for Humanity
Lead/Serve on Mission Team to Navajo Indian Reservation in New Mexico for eleven years
Published Author of Four Christian Inspiration/Fiction Books, including Charleston Dawn, Low Country Calling, Overcoming Life’s 9/11s and Nehemiah’s Prayer
Speaker at Gwinnett Small Business Luncheon, Kiwanis, Church, Mission, Kiwanis, Rotary. SBA (Small Business Development Center), SCORE, Networking Events, WNIV (Atlanta Christian Talk Radio) at Pastor’s Educational Workshop Series, Christian Norcross Fellowship Luncheon, Network Gwinnett, Atlanta Christians in Business Network, and Gwinnett County Schools Principal for a Day Luncheon
Church Speaking at Sugarloaf United Methodist Church, Villa Rica Methodist Church and Berkmar United Methodist Church, and participated in Career Day for Peachtree Ridge High School
Guest Speaker on Atlanta Live on WATC TV (Christian Television, Channel 57), Family Business Radio, Christian Talk Radio/Faith Broadcasting, Radio Luz, Atlanta WAFS , 1190 AM
Nominated for Georgia Author of the Year for 2009 & 2010
Taught Classes at Evening at Emory, Oglethorpe University, Gwinnett Technical College and DeKalb Community College
Served as Team Member of Family Mission Trip to Jamaica
Speaker at the Christian Authors Guild and book signings at Barnes and Noble
Served two years as Board of Director of Water at Work, a non-profit providing clean water to churches in the Dominican Republic
20+ year member of the Gwinnett Chamber of Commerce, Johns Creek Business Association, Suwanee Business Alliance, Norcross Business Association, Duluth Merchants Association, Lilburn Business Association, and Buford Merchants Association