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Atlanta, GA – John C. Dillard, CPA of Duluth, GA, has been selected Georgia’s Accountant Advocate of the Year for 1999.

“We believe that everything we do is to be done as if doing it for God himself. We seek to provide excellence in service whether you are a first year client for one we have been serving for over twenty years. Having been in Gwinnett for over twenty years we look to continue providing the very best in CPA services for many years to come.” — John Dillard CPA

Dillard is among top small business award winners – from each state, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico/Virgin Islands, and Guam – who will be honored by the SBA during “National Small Business Week” starting on May 24th. Dillard and other Georgia small business winners will be honored on May 26 at an Awards Luncheon at the Renaissance Waverly Hotel. This event, in the Cobb Galleria
complex, is cosponsored by BellSouth Small Business Services, and is part of the local celebration of Small Business week.

"John Dillard, with his work in improving the economic and financial climate for small firms, is helping turn dreams into reality for those who want to be successful entrepreneurs," said SBA Georgia District Director Charles E. Anderson in announcing the agency’s statewide award. "We salute Mr. Dillard and others like him, not only for the economic impact they have on their community, but also for the work they do to improve the quality of life for all Americans."

Dillard has owned and operated his own accounting firm for the past 10 years. His nomination for his SBA Award was by the Gwinnett Office of the Georgia Small Business Development Center (SBDC).

"Mr. Dillard has worked with the SBDC in developing and teaching classes and seminars with no fees for his efforts," said the SBDC nominating letter. "He not only provides needed accounting services, but goes well beyond the normal expected service level," added the letter from SBDC, a resource partner of SBA.

Dillard has also taught business education classes for the Gwinnett County Chamber of Commerce, and the Service Corps of Retired Executives (SCORE), another resource partner of the SBA.

Dillard has over 15 years experience in private and public accounting, having started his professional career with Touche Ross & Co., in 1979. He holds a BBA Degree in Accounting from Georgia State University where he graduated Magna cum Laude. Dillard’s civic affiliations include the Gwinnett Chamber where he has served on a number of business development committees. He is also a member
of the Georgia Society of CPA’s, and the American Institute of CPA’s.

Each year for the past 36 years, the President has issued a proclamation declaring Small Business Week as a time when America salutes the achievements and contributions of’ the nation’s 23 million small businesses, “This year’s theme for Small Business Week is — Small
Business… a History of Success, a Millennium of Opportunity,” said District Director Anderson.


Having a CPA who not only cares about you but also his community will be a great asset as you plan your business’s affairs. Finding an adviser who looks to guide your business by practicing the "Golden Rule" will give you both peace of mind and invaluable insight as you plot the growth path of your business. By calling us today you will find a listening and discerning ear giving light to the path of your financial future.