- About us
Meet the Harris, Hardy & Johnstone, P.C. team of tax and accounting professionals.
Doug, a Virginia Commonwealth University graduate, has been in public accounting for 32 years. Doug specializes in taxation, assurance and accounting services with a particular focus in the construction industry, non-profit organizations and small, closely held businesses.
Brian holds a B.S. and M.S. in Accounting from Virginia Tech and has more than 15 years of experience in managing audit, review and compilation engagements specializing in not-for-profits, contractors, manufacturers, and other closely held businesses. Brian provides consulting services to clients in the areas of risk assessment, evaluation of internal controls and financial reporting. Brian is a graduate of the inaugural VSCPA Leadership Academy and contributes to the VSCPA’s Ask a CPA Email Program for not-for-profits. Brian is very active in the Richmond region of F3, an organization dedicated to male leadership development through fitness, fellowship, and faith.
A Magna Cum Laude 1975 graduate from Wake Forest University, Kendall has 42 years of public accounting and private industry experience. Kendall’s expertise includes attest services as well as corporate and partnership taxation.
Susan is a graduate of Virginia Commonwealth University, with a B.S. in Economics and a Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Accounting. In 1989 she was awarded the Elijah Watt Sells certificate for high performance on the uniform CPA exam. She has 18 years of experience in public accounting after a career in private company accounting. Susan has experience in tax, audit, and review services, and currently specializes in audits of employee benefit plans. She has been a Board of Stewards member of the Unitarian Universalist Church in Glen Allen, and has served on the finance committees of several small not-for-profit organizations.
Jon has 38 years of experience with Harris, Hardy and Johnstone and focuses primarily in small business accounting and tax services. Well versed in employment and information returns, Jon is able to provide a small business with a full range of services.
A 1988 graduate from Virginia Tech, Liz has 30 years of experience in non-profit, individual, estate and trust tax return preparation. Liz has expanded her tax practice in the last 18 years to include corporate and partnership returns. As an active board member in several civic and community organizations, Liz brings practical, hands on experience to our clients.
A 1980 graduate from Hollins University, Mary Lou has worked in public accounting since 1996. Mary Lou’s experience includes individual, corporate and partnership taxation as well as employment taxes, Mary Lou is able to assist on a wide range of business issues. In addition, Mary Lou is Chair of the Board of Independent Trustees for a series mutual fund, World Fund Trust. Mary Lou currently serves as Trustee of The Episcopal Church Building Fund, chairs the Finance Committee for St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church and chairs the Audit Committee for Long Point Corporation.
Doedy graduated from the Pennsylvania State University with a BS in Mathematics in 1992 and used her degree to follow a teaching career for several years in Pennsylvania and Washington state. After returning to the East Coast and starting a family, she returned to school to earn a Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Accounting from the Virginia Commonwealth University. This marked the beginning of her 10+ years of public accounting experience, now specializing in corporate and partnership taxation. Doedy supports the development of youth ice hockey in the Richmond area by serving as an active board member of Richmond Hockey, Inc. When not at work, Doedy enjoys visiting her daughter, Alexandria, at the University of Virginia, and watching her son, Micalister, play competitive hockey for the Richmond Generals Tier II hockey program.
A 1974 University of Virginia graduate, Ron has over 40 years of public and private accounting experience. Ron’s expertise is in accounting and assurance services with specific emphasis in the insurance industry. Ron currently serves as Chairman of the Finance Committee for Good Shepherd United Methodist Church.
Angela graduated from Marshall University in 1987 and has 30 years of experience in public accounting. Angela is experienced in small business accounting, including compilations and reviews, as well as corporate and individual taxation.
A 2006 Virginia Commonwealth University Graduate with 11 years’ experience focusing on individual tax preparation. He is a current CPA candidate.
Cindy graduated from City University of New York-Bernard M. Baruch College with a degree in Accounting. A New York CPA, at that time, she worked for Touche Ross and then Dean Witter Reynolds. In 1987 she moved to Virginia and rejoined the workforce in 1997 working in public accounting.
James, a 1980 Belmont Abbey College graduate, has over 37 years of experience in public accounting practice. James specializes in taxation. His experience includes individual, corporate, partnership, trust and estate, and non-profit returns.
Andrew is a 2006 graduate of Virginia Tech, and has over eight years of public accounting experience. He specializes in audit, review, and compilation engagements, as well as corporate taxation. Andrew works with a variety of industries including construction, manufacturing, and non-profit clients.
Beth is a graduate of Mary Baldwin College. She began her career with a national public accounting firm and subsequently joined a predecessor to Bank of America in commercial lending. After 15 years she reentered public accounting specializing in various financial incentives for real estate development firms. Today she focuses on Historic Rehabilitation Tax Credit programs and the Virginia Enterprise Zone program.
Eric graduated in 2013 from Virginia Tech with both a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Accounting. He joined the Firm in October of 2015. Eric has over three years of experience in audit and review engagements.
Ricky is a graduate of Virginia Commonwealth University, with degrees in Accounting and Business Administration. He has five years of experience in small business accounting with a focus on corporate taxation and assurance services.
Ellen graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University in 1986 and has both private and public accounting experience. Ellen is experienced in small business accounting, and corporate and individual taxation. She has been with the Firm since 2012.
Becky has over 40 years of experience working with accounting firms. She specializes in all aspects of payroll and accounts payable. Becky is an active member of several fraternal organizations that do volunteer work and is currently a lead officer in one of those organizations.
Millard graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University in 1972 and has over 40 years of experience in public accounting. He specializes in small business and individual taxation. Prior to joining the Firm, Millard was a senior tax accountant with another local accounting firm.
Tom graduated from Christopher Newport University in 1980 and has worked in public accounting for over 35 years. He specializes in individual, fiduciary, and corporate income taxation, and planning and probate accountings for estates in Virginia.
Rachael, A Richmond native, holds a B.S. degree in Accounting from Virginia Commonwealth University. She has worked with a variety of clients over 10+ years in public accounting. Rachael focuses on corporate and individual tax return preparation and a variety of small business accounting services.
Bobby is a graduate of Virginia Commonwealth University with a B.S. in Accounting. He has a wide variety of experience in both public and small business private accounting.
Ryan graduated Cum Laude from Virginia Commonwealth University with a B.S. in both Accounting and Business Administration & Management. He has over five years’ experience in public accounting specializing in tax, auditing and accounting services.
Pam graduated from Washington State University with a B.A. in Business Administration, Major in Accounting, and the University of Colorado with a MBA, Emphasis in Accounting. She has a wide variety of experience across varying industries providing assurance, tax and accounting services. Pam specializes in forensic accounting and consulting services.
Lisa holds a B.S. and M.S. in Accounting and Taxation from Virginia Commonwealth University. She has over 20 years of experience in public and private accounting. Lisa specializes in individual and corporate tax planning and preparation and is an active community volunteer.
Lana is a graduate of Radford University with a B.B.A. in Accounting. With 20 years of public accounting experience, she specializes in providing payroll, compilation, tax, and general bookkeeping services to a variety of small-business industries.
Nathan is a 2019 graduate from Liberty University with a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting. He joined Harris, Hardy & Johnstone, PC in 2019 and focuses on individual tax return preparation, as well as audit, review, and compilation engagements.
Sarah is a graduate of Longwood University with a B.S. in Business Administration. She also has a Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Accounting from Virginia Commonwealth University. Sarah has both private and public accounting experience. Sarah joined the Firm in 2019 and focuses on accounting services.
Angela is a graduate of East Carolina University with a B.S. in Business. She has worked with a variety of clients in both public and small business private accounting over the past 20 years. Angela joined the Firm in 2019 and focuses on accounting services.
Sarah graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University with a B.S. in Accounting in 2016 and a Masters in Accountancy in 2018. She has 4 years of experience focusing on individual tax preparation and joined HHJ in 2019. When not at work, Sarah likes to play tea party with her 5 year old daughter, Jenna.
Adam graduated from Radford University in 2018 with a B.S. in Accounting. Adam began interning at Harris, Hardy & Johnstone in 2015 and completed his first tax season in 2019. Adam is currently en route to obtaining his CPA license.
Carami graduated from Lynchburg College (now University of Lynchburg) in 2007 with a degree in Public Relations. After working in the marketing and administrative field for 6 years, she started working as a Payroll Manager. Carami joined HHJ in 2019. Outside of work, she spends her time in a pottery studio or hiking in the Blue Ridge Mountains.
Cody has more than seven years of public accounting experience providing tax compliance and tax consulting services to affluent individuals, privately held companies, and estates and trusts. He has served clients in different phases of the business from start-up entities, rapidly expanding companies entering new states, to a mature business seeking a liquidity event.
As a tax advisor, Cody evaluates the tax impactions of a business or individual decision in the entirety, evaluating the impact on the individual, business, family, and beneficiaries involved.
Cody has a B.A. from Mary Washington College and a M.B.A. from Old Dominion University. Cody resides in the Northside of Richmond with his wife and three children.
Shelbi graduated from Kennesaw State University with a degree in Business Administration. She has more than 24 years of office administration and accounting experience. Shelbi is a business professional as well as a published poet and accomplished flutist of 32 years.