GJC’s mission is to provide traditional, as well as innovative, accounting services at exceptional value to the client without compromising quality. TO ACCOMPLISH THIS, WE WILL: Recognize the client as our most important asset; Contribute to the growth of our clients through consulting services and support of their business objectives; Work to uphold the highest standards of our profession, as set by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board; Provide a path for our staff to reach their full potential through continuing education and professional recognition programs. George Johnson & Company was founded in 1971 as a sole proprietorship in Detroit, Michigan by George G. Johnson, C.P.A. The Firm was organized through acquisition, following the merger of several regional firms (including that of the late Michigan Secretary of State, Richard H. Austin: Austin, Washington, and Davenport), the oldest of which was established in the early 1940’s. In 1973, George Johnson & Company became a service corporation, and today we rank among the larger certified public accounting firms founded in the Metropolitan Detroit area. For several years, have been in an independent member of the BDO Alliance USA, which brings us the necessary tools to help us better serve our clients with greater flexibility, efficiency and cost effectiveness. As an Alliance member, our firm has grown steadily through formal practice development by both expanding services to existing clients and by offering a full range of services to new clients.