Joanna Johnston Joins Frazier & Deeter as Tax Principal

Las Vegas, NV, May 2023– Frazier & Deeter (FD), one of the nation’s Top 50 accounting & advisory firms, announced today that Joanna Johnston has joined the firm’s Las Vegas office as Tax Principal. Johnston brings nearly two decades of experience to the firm and specializes in nonprofit organizations, high-net-worth individuals and pass-through entities.

Previously, Johnston served as Tax Managing Director at a Top 10 firm, where she focused on nonprofit organizations in the western region of the US. Her extensive nonprofit, real estate and professional services knowledge includes public charities, private foundations, 1031 transactions and privately held law firms and staffing agencies. She has a broad range of expertise assisting small to medium-sized businesses and their owners with tax compliance, annual filings, IRS audit representation and consultation.

“We are excited to welcome Joanna Johnston to our Las Vegas leadership team,” said Brandon Sherman, FD Las Vegas Managing Partner. “Her expertise will be a valuable asset to our clients and help us continue to strengthen our nonprofit and specialty tax services nationwide.”

After completing an MBA at the University of Utah and passing the CPA exam, Johnston discovered a passion for tax planning and compliance specifically related to nonprofit and philanthropy. Highly active in the Las Vegas community, she serves on several boards and chaired the Nonprofit Committee of the Utah Association of CPAs (UACPA). Johnston has published several articles in the UACPA’s The Journal Entry; early in her career, she was named one of the ”30 Women to Watch” by Utah Business Magazine.

“I am thrilled to join Frazier & Deeter as Tax Principal,” noted Johnston. “I look forward to working with this incredible team and utilizing my expertise to serve the firm’s clients.”