The certified public accounting firm of Blackman & Sloop CPAs, P.A. proudly announces the promotion of Ben Johnson, CPA, MBA, to the role of principal.

“It’s an honor to join my colleagues as a member of the principal group,” said Johnson. “I am excited for our future at Blackman & Sloop, and I look forward to being more involved with the firm’s strategic growth.”

Johnson joined Blackman & Sloop in 2012 and most recently served as a senior manager. In his new role as a principal, Johnson will continue to lead and expand the Trust & Estate Department. Johnson has worked tirelessly over the years to build the firm’s reputation with high net worth individuals, offering high-quality trust & estate services.  

“Ben’s achievements over the years have been proof of his dedication to our clients,” said Andrea Woodell Eason, President/Managing Principal. “He performs every task with a positive attitude that is contagious to those around him. I commend him for all the hard work that has gotten him to this point in his career.”

A graduate of the University of Vermont, Johnson holds a Master of Business Administration degree. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the North Carolina Association of Certified Public Accountants (NCACPA). Johnson currently resides in Chapel Hill, North Carolina.