Joe Johnston, CPA, PFS

Director of Tax Services
Director of Tax Services


Joe has more than 27 years of experience working in both public and private accounting, providing tax and consulting services. Joe has spent his entire career in the Louisville market, specializing in helping clients implement the best financial practices used by leaders in manufacturing and niche construction.

Industry Expertise

Joe has experience serving a wide range of manufacturing companies, including tier one and tier two automotive suppliers. He has also worked for companies specializing in injection-molding, forging, plastics, printing, transportation, construction, engineering, and real estate development. Before working at Dean Dorton, he worked two years as controller for a $200 million division of a multinational engineering company.

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
AICPA Personal Financial Specialist
AmericanKentucky Society of Certified Public Accountants

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Bachelor of Science in Accounting, 1991, University of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky