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Bennett Thrasher, one of the nation’s largest and fastest-growing certified public accounting and consulting firms, announces the promotions of James Johnson and Mike Reynolds to partner. Johnson and Reynolds provide consulting and advisory services in the firm’s Financial Reporting & Assurance practice.

“We are proud to admit James Johnson and Mike Reynolds as partners in our FR&A practice,” said Bennett Thrasher Managing Partner Jeff Eischeid. “Both James and Mike have been integral to the growth of Bennett Thrasher in addition to providing outstanding service to our clients. Their commitment to internal mentorship and to fostering collaboration truly exemplifies the firm’s core values.”

James Johnson brings a vast array of knowledge across industries for clients in both the private and public sectors. Through his work in providing assurance and consulting services to his clients, James taps into 15 years of executing audit, agreed-upon procedure and consulting engagements and is viewed as a trusted advisor to the clients he serves. Johnson and his teams focus on leading from the front as they provide exceptional client service within the manufacturing and distribution, professional services, healthcare and construction industries.

“We seek to provide a wide range of advisory services as we become trusted resources to every client we serve,” said Johnson. “Our team is dynamic and cross functional, leveraging the unique makeup of the firm in order to provide clients with a full suite of accounting and consulting support.”

Johnson earned his Bachelor of Science in Accounting and Finance from Florida State University and is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) licensed in the state of Georgia. He is a member of American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the Georgia Society of CPAs (GSCPA).

Mike Reynolds excels as an experienced accounting professional working primarily with investment funds and construction companies. His work experience includes overseeing audits and reviews for private companies and internal audit co-sourcing engagements with public companies. Mike brings a unique perspective in serving his investment fund clients by leveraging his previous work experience at a mezzanine debt fund. With a deep expertise working in the investment fund and construction industries throughout his 15-year career, Reynolds stays actively involved with the Association for Corporate Growth, Southern Capital Forum, Secured Finance Network and Construction Financial Management Association.

“Operating as a trusted client advisor provides me the opportunity to operate with an entrepreneurial mindset, as well as the ability to continue my versatility as a leader with our growing Bennett Thrasher team,” said Reynolds. “The opportunity to spearhead and establish a growing investment funds practice supporting venture capital, private equity and debt fund clients demonstrates the wealth of knowledge and industry expertise our team has to offer.”

Reynolds is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) licensed in Georgia. He serves on the Board for SFNet Young Professionals organization. A dedicated Virginia Tech alum, Reynolds currently serves as treasurer of the school’s Atlanta alumni chapter.


For more than four decades, Bennett Thrasher LLP has provided clients with strategic business guidance and solutions. Our unwavering dedication to our core values, client service, and collaboration has catapulted us into the ranks of the largest and fastest-growing certified public accounting and consulting firms. With a global reach and strong local ties, we provide businesses and high-net-worth individuals with professional tax, audit, advisory and business process outsourcing services. Our family-oriented “Better Together” approach is grounded in diverse thinking and enables our clients to become more efficient and profitable. Our commitment to diversity and to our community is an essential part of who we are, and it reflects the values on which our firm was founded. To learn more about Bennett Thrasher, visit us at