A graduate of Northwestern State University in 1980, Mark started working with Eddie G. Johnson, Jr., CPA in 1979 as a student worker while working on his accounting degree. Hired as a full-time staff accountant upon graduation, Mark became a partner with Eddie in 1985 and is the managing partner of the firm. He is married to Connie McDonald, is an avid hunter and fisherman, enjoys history and reading. Mark is a member of the AICPA and LA Society of CPA’s, has served on the state’s peer review committee for over 20 years and has developed a solid reputation of expertise among professionals in the state on governmental and audit reporting issues. Additionally, Mark has held several leadership positions in many local civic and community organizations having served in those capacities for nearly 40 years.
Roger began working with Johnson & Thomas in October 1990 after beginning his accounting career with Coopers & Lybrand in New Orleans. In 1993, he became a partner and is a member of the AICPA, LA Society of CPA’s and serves on the state’s Federal Taxation Committee and the Estate & Financial Planning Committee. Roger, a graduate of LSU, has served as a President, Chairman or member of the board of directors or similar committees of numerous business, community and civic organizations. He is married to Rachel Penny Cunningham and has three children, Reagan, Ryan and Renea. Roger enjoys the outdoors, especially golf and hunting.
Jessica received a B.S. degree in Accounting & Business Administration from Northwestern State University and began working for the firm in 2003. She became a partner in 2008 has taken a leading role in the firm’s audit services, focusing on governmental agencies and non-profit organizations. Jessica is a member of the AICPA, LA Society of CPA’s and Chartered Global Management Accountants. She has also served on the board of the Peer Review Committee of the Society of LA CPA’s since 2009. Jessica is married to Dillon Broadway and has two daughters, Avery and Shelby.
Ryan joined the firm in 2005 and became partner in 2009. His responsibilities include advising clients in present and future tax saving opportunities, developing overall tax planning and cash flow management for various business entities, and preparing tax returns for individuals, corporations, partnerships and trusts. Ryan also works closely with our audit staff on various engagements including governmental, private business and construction contractors.
Involvement in the community in important to Ryan, as he has served as Chairman of the Natchitoches Chamber of Commerce, Chairman of the Natchitoches Community Alliance Foundation and President of the Natchitoches Area Jaycees.
Ryan received a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting & Business Administration from Northwestern State University in 2007 and became a licensed CPA in 2008. Ryan is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and Louisiana Society of Certified Public Accountants.
Jennifer is a graduate of Northwestern State University having earned her B.S. degree in Accounting & Business Administration in 2000, shortly after she began working at the firm. She is married to Joshua Hawkins and they have two sons, Jacob and Joseph. Jennifer is a member of the AICPA, LA Society of CPA’s and served as a peer review team member since 2015. Jennifer is an integral leader in the firm’s audit services division.
Donna began her work at the firm in 2011 bringing a wealth of experience and education. She graduated from Northwestern State University in 2012 with a B.S. degree in Accounting & Business Administration. Prior to her arrival, she worked in the legal profession. She is a member of the AICPA and the LA Society of CPA’s.
Rebecca began working for the firm as a student at Northwestern State University in 2003. She received her B.S. Degree in Accounting & Business Administration in 2005 and is married to Patrick Jones II, LOTR. Together they have three children, Bishop, Kayden and Titus. Rebecca has extensive experience in all three of the Audit, Tax and Write-up Divisions of the firm. She is very active in her church and especially enjoys spending time with her family and hunting, riding horses and four-wheelers.
Allison has a B.S. degree in Accounting and obtained her Masters degree in Accounting from Mississippi State University in 2011. She began her career with the firm in 2013 and serves mainly in the Audit division and Write-up division of the office. She is a member of the AICPA. She is married to Kevin Cole and together, they have one son, Cooper. Allison is a Mississippi State Bulldog fan and enjoys spending time with her family.
Tal started working for the firm in 2015. He is a retired U.S. Army veteran having spent time in Iraq and Bosnia. In 2012, he completed his B.S. Degree in Accounting from LSU-Shreveport and two years later, earned his MBA degree. Tal is married to Tiffany Jennings, PsyD and they have one daughter, Alyssa. Tal is instrumental in the Audit, Tax and Write-up divisions. He enjoys hunting.
Brooke began working with the firm in April of 2008 and provides a leading role in the write-up division of the office. She has primary responsibilities with many clients and has gained extensive knowledge in many industries, including among others, retail, restaurant and healthcare as well as serving clients in the non-profit area. Brooke attended Northwestern State University and is married to Daniel Teddlie. They have one daughter, Addison and their furbaby dog, Briggs. Brooke is fanatical about fitness and exercise and enjoys traveling.
Jessica has been with the firm since 2016. She is married to James Parker and they have one daughter, Mackenzie. Jessica graduated with a B.S. Degree in Accounting & Business Administration from Northwestern State University in 2017. Jessica works in Tax, Audit and Write-up divisions. She and her husband enjoy camping and spending time together. Jessica is also interested in crafting.
Senika began working for the firm in 2015 and quickly achieved primary responsibilities with numerous clients in the write-up division. She assists her clients with bookkeeping, financial statement preparation and payroll-related matters. Senika is married to Justin Free and they have three children, Joshton, Teyton and Tatum Raynne.
Penny has over 35 years of experience in accounting, serving an integral role in the office of Les Ivey, CPA, her husband who passed in 2010. She attended Southeastern University and currently has primary responsibilities for the accounting, payroll and bookkeeping services for multiple clients in the firm. She has three children, Jason, Teri and Christi and enjoys being with friends and serving together with her church groups.
Stephanie started working for the firm in 1995. She is currently administrative assistant to the partners and handles most client correspondence and development matters. Stephanie enjoys spending time with family and friends and sharing her talented creations from her kitchen, as well as her strong faith. She is married to Marcus Ward and they have two daughters, Brittany and Kelsie, and two grandsons, Austin and Mason.
Tiffany has been working for the firm since November 2011 and serves primarily as the office receptionist. She also has an integral role supporting clients with accounting, bookkeeping and payroll services. A perennial “employee of the month”, Tiffany enjoys cool weather and spending time with her kids, Patrick and Stella.
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