John Douglas Williamson (JD) built his 30-year career working in a variety of industries and sectors, for both mature companies and growth companies. His experience includes accounting, finance, operations, tax and management leadership making him a well-rounded business ally for his clients.

His career began in 1985 with Redman Industries, a leading housing manufacturer in the United States; where he held positions of progressive responsibility and was awarded the company's first Accounting Manager of the Year award. In 1990 JD assisted in turning around an award winning enterprise design and printing operation back to profitability. A few years later he joined one of the largest newspaper holding companies in the country, Thomson Newspapers, as Controller for several Northeastern North Carolina properties. Then in 1998, JD became the Controller and then CFO of an electrical distribution company in Southeastern Virginia, assisting the company in growing to become a leader within the military and marine sectors. He also lead them in their Lean journey to achieve the Certified Lean Enterprise designation.  In 2009, founded and started WILLIAMSON Certified Public Accountant, PLLC.

JD earned a Bachelors of Business Administration, Accounting & Finance from Texas Tech University in 1985 and is a Certified Public Accountant in Virginia (# 35875), North Carolina (#36010) and Texas (#057539). JD is a 2003 graduate of Leadership Hampton Roads.  He has recently sat on the Board of Directors of local non-profit charitable organizations; Volunteer Hampton Roads, and Starbase Victory, plus leadership roles at his church. He currently sits on the board of Get Smart of Chesapeake Inc.

WILLIAMSON Certified Public Accountant, PLLC is a provider of Accounting, Advisory, Tax and Bookkeeping services.  Officed in Moyock North Carolina and serving the Virginia cities of Chesapeake, Virginia Beach, Norfolk, Suffolk, Portsmouth and Currituck County, North Carolina.