Graham Johnson joined Bayless after working with Deloitte & Touche for 15 years in the Phoenix market, where he lead audit engagements working with Technology, Real Estate, Consumer Business and Healthcare clients. During this time his clients included companies ranging in size from venture capital-backed start-ups to public multinational companies. He assisted these companies with initial public offerings, acquisitions, secondary offerings, internal control assessments and various accounting matters ranging from accounting for various equity matters to revenue recognition. This background brings a wealth of knowledge, best practices, and insights that will help Bayless as it continues to grow and expand its operations.
At Bayless Graham is responsible for managing the finance department, managing vendor relationships, budgeting, forecasting, and overseeing the Company’s IT needs. He works with Justin on the strategic vision and the implementation of appropriate policies, procedures and controls as Bayless continues to expand its service offerings in the community.
Graham earned both a BS degree in accounting and a Masters of Accounting from Brigham Young University’s Marriott School of Management. After graduating he passed all four parts of the Uniform CPA Examination in his first sitting. Graham enjoys spending quality time with his four children and beautiful wife. He is actively involved in mentoring youth through his volunteer efforts with the Boy Scouts of America where he currently serves as a Venturing Coach and has previously held positions as a Charter Organization Representative, Scout Committee Chairman, and Cub Master. He is the president of a young men’s organization that teaches, encourages and mentors approximately 50 young men between 12 and 18 years of age.< Return to All Leadership