Johnny J. Veselka, CPA
Johnny Veselka has a passion for serving clients and is considered one of the most trustworthy and reliable professionals in his field.
As a founding Shareholder of Briggs & Veselka, Johnny has more than 38 years of experience providing comprehensive tax services to clients in a variety of industries, helping business owners effectively deal with their tax and other business needs. He specializes in estate and trust tax planning, business succession planning, tax planning and preparation for corporate, partnership and individuals, and general business consulting.
- Coordinated a cost segregation study for a new construction project that resulted in a client saving $500,000 in taxes
- Implementation of a family estate plan by creating a family limited partnership for all of the operating assets and land to help them transition the business to the younger generation, and save a large amount in estate taxes in the future
Johnny is an active member of the Houston Chapter of the Texas Society of CPA and has served the organization as follows: past Director; current member of the Charity Event, and Strategic Planning Committees, former member of the Public Relations and Nominating Committees; former vice president, former chairman of the Audit Committee and former member of the Program Development Committee. He received an Honorary Life Member designation in 2006.
In addition to his work with the Houston Chapter, Johnny has also served the Texas Society in the following roles as Chair of the Management of Accounting Practice Survey Committee; AICPA Relations Committee and Appointments Advisory Committee. He is currently a member and former chair of the University of Houston Bauer College Accounting Advisory Board.
Johnny is also an active member of the advisory board of the Greater Houston Community Foundation, Director of the Wharton County 100 Club, AICPA, TSCPA and its Houston Chapter, the Houston Estate & Financial Forum, Houston Business & Estate Planning Counsel and director of the Southwest Lion’s Club.
Johnny earned a B.B.A. in Accounting from the University of Houston. In his downtime, Johnny enjoys spending time with his wife, children and grandchildren and always finds time to fish.