Tanner LLC, a certified public accounting firm, continues to strengthen and expand its ability to serve a growing number of clients.  The firm is pleased to announce the promotion of Grady Johnson to Partner in Tanner’s Audit and Assurance Services practice.

Grady joined Tanner in 2015 and has been in public accounting for over 14 years. Prior to joining Tanner, Grady spent 10 years with a Big 4 accounting firm in Salt Lake City. He provides auditing, financial reporting and consulting services to a variety of clients in SaaS, technology, manufacturing, distribution, and consumer products sectors, as well as companies that have initiated debt and equity transactions and initial public offerings (IPOs).

He received his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in accounting from the University of Utah and is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Utah Association of Certified Public Accountants.

“Grady is a valuable resource to companies that are preparing for acquisition and investment transactions," says Jeff Bickel, Tanner’s managing partner. “He understands the issues they face in key areas like revenue recognition, stock-based compensation, equity arrangements, and regulatory requirements. Grady is so authentic and focused on the success of his clients. He is a great addition to the partner group at Tanner.”

Tanner LLC is Utah's largest locally owned CPA firm, serving medium to large private and publicly held companies, providing tax, audit, due diligence, technology, strategic planning and leadership development services. Tanner is located in the City Creek Center, 36 South State Street, Suite 600 in Salt Lake City. For more information visit: www.tannerco.com.