Joe Johnson

Joe Johnson

National Managing Partner, Industry Groups and Relationship and Account Management


BDO Orange County Office



Executive Summary

Joe has approximately 35 years of public accounting experience. For the bulk of his career, he provided business consulting and assurance services to growing private and publicly-held companies. He served organizations in a broad range of industries including manufacturing and distribution, software, biotech, medical device, pharmaceutical, high technology, healthcare, hospitality, restaurants, retail and consumer products, and financial services. Over the last three years, Joe managed the assurance and tax practices of the ten western region BDO offices. He is currently the national leader of BDO’s Industry and Relationship and Account Management programs.

Joe served for six years on the Board of Directors for BDO USA, LLP. His board responsibilities included chair of the Firm’s Partner Matters Committee, a member of the Firm’s Compliance and Ethics Committee, and as the board representative for the Firm’s Women’s Initiative. Joe previously also sat on the Firm's Audit Quality Committee, Assurance Committee, Risk Management Committee, and the Cybersecurity Risk Advisory Council.

Professional Affiliations

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
California Society of Certified Public Accountants


M.B.A., Finance, California State University - Fullerton
B.S., Accounting, University of Southern California

Community Involvement

Be Perfect Foundation (provides for the needs of Spinal Cord Injury victims)