Eric Johnson, CPA – Principal
Eric is the Principal of Johnson & Associates, CPAs, PC with more than 20 years of tax and accounting expertise.
After working with several large, local CPA Firms, Eric founded Johnson & Associates in 2007 to provide exceptional tax and accounting services to local and surrounding area businesses and residents. Eric specializes in business, individual, and non-profit tax returns.
A Springfield, Virginia native, Eric currently lives in Falls Church, Virginia with his wife and their two daughters. In his free time, Eric enjoys taking his family on outdoor adventures; he enjoys staying healthy through all types of exercise, especially racquetball. In the summer, you can find Eric deep sea fishing and camping.
Jeanette “Jenny” Absher, CPA – Tax Manager
Jenny is a tax accountant with over 10 years of experience in accounting and taxation of individuals, businesses and fiduciaries including tax planning and compliance. She offers tax and accounting services primarily focused on privately held businesses and individuals with medium to high net worths, as well as fiduciaries and partnerships.
Jenny earned her B.B.A in Accounting from the University of Texas, San Antonio in 2001, and holds her CPA in Virginia and Texas. She also holds Professional Memberships in the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants (VSCPA).
In her free time, Jenny donates her services to her son’s second grade class. She also loves the outdoors and competes in Spartan and other obstacle races during the summer and fall with her family.
Lydia Brown – Tax Accountant
Lydia is an accountant with over 20 years of experience in business accounting and taxation in the Washington metropolitan area. She is also a QuickBooks professional advisor. She assists clients with the installation, design, and set up of their accounting system.
Lydia earned her B.B.A. in Accounting from Chaminade University of Honolulu. She is an associate member in the Maryland Society of Accounting and Tax Professionals.
Angel Thomas Ngando, EA – Tax Accountant
Angel is a tax accountant with more than 20 years of tax and accounting experience. She has experience with individuals, start-up’s, established and closely held businesses, public charities and trusts. Angel’s area of business focus are certified small businesses including SBA 8(a) participants as well as middle- and large-market businesses in the industries of government contracting, telecommunications, construction, technology, non-profit and restaurants.
Prior to joining J&A, Angel worked in the tax departments for “Big 4” and regional accounting firms.
Angel earned her B.B.A in Accounting from Appalachian State University and her M.B.A from Campbell University. She is an associate member of the VSCPA.
In her free time, Angel enjoys traveling and spending time with her family.
Sonya Kedzie, EA – Tax Accountant
Sonya is an Enrolled Agent, licensed by the IRS and a tax accountant. After earning her degree from State University of NY at Albany, she began her career in the auditing field for a financial regulatory agency, but finds tax accounting a more rewarding field as it allows her to spend her professional life helping people and small business owners. As an Enrolled Agent, Sonya is qualified to represent clients in IRS related matters, and is a member of Virginia Society of Tax Accountants and National Society of Enrolled Agents.
In her spare time, Sonya volunteers her time rescuing and rehoming shelter dogs that need extra care and love as they struggle with physical and/or mental issues.
Elizabeth Allen – Office Manager
Elizabeth is the Office Manager for J&A, ensuring “behind the scenes” operations are handled so our accountants can fully invest their energy into our valued clients.
Elizabeth holds her B.A. in English from Bellarmine University, and is currently pursuing a M.P.A. with a concentration in Human Resource Management from George Mason University.