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
GPA: 3.8/4.0

Honors/Awards

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.

Community Involvement

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