Johnson Lambert Celebrates Three Leadership Promotions in 2024

Vienna, Va.-based IPA 200 firm Johnson Lambert LLP (FY22 net revenue of $42.7 million) announced that Dustin Barnwell has been admitted as partner, Greg Daniel has been named managing director and Courtney Kiss has been named COO, effective Jan. 1.

Barnwell joined the firm in 2012, after serving in the U.S. Marine Corps as an infantry team leader and vehicle commander. During his tenure at Johnson Lambert, he has played an active role in the firm’s mentorship program, serving as a mentor for three staff members. In addition, he participates in career development activities, leads a number of internal training sessions, assists with firm marketing initiatives, and engages in his local office’s community service projects.


He has comprehensive experience with statutory accounting, GAAP and GASB reporting experience, and is a technical resource, advisor and advocate for clients.

Daniel started his Johnson Lambert career journey in 2013, when he joined the business advisory services practice. Since then, he has taken on various leadership roles within the firm. Greg serves as a leader in the firm’s DEI committee, and he is a frequent writer of articles discussing cybersecurity, IT governance, and system implementation guidance. He is a valuable asset to clients as he assists with understanding associated risks and potential mitigating controls, and works to assess financial impact and sufficiency of IT and IT-dependent business processes.

Kiss joined the firm in 2014 as its marketing director. She has since served as chief marketing officer and chief growth and development officer. In her new role as COO, she works closely with the firm’s executive committee and all partners and firm leaders to develop and execute the strategic plan, and she continues to guide strategy for firm’s practice and people growth. Passionate about organizational culture, continuous innovation, and professional development, she works to heighten the experience of the Johnson Lambert brand for both employees and clients. Kiss is also president of the Association for Accounting Marketing (AAM).

The partners and firm congratulate these leaders on their significant professional accomplishments. Their contributions have been a powerful and positive influence on the growth and success of Johnson Lambert.


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