Bill Johnson, CPA, MBA, Promoted to Assurance Manager

Bill Johnson, CPA, MBA - Assurance Manager with Gray, Griffith & Mays, a.c.Charleston, West Virginia (May 1, 2019) – Gray, Griffith & Mays, a.c., a full service public accounting and consulting firm with offices in Charleston and Morgantown, West Virginia, is pleased to announce the promotion of Bill Johnson, CPA, MBA, to the position of Assurance Manager.

Bill has been with the Firm for six years providing clients with accounting, auditing, tax compliance and consulting services in various industries. Bill has become a leader within the Firm’s fast-growing healthcare audit and consulting division in West Virginia and to clients operating outside of the State of WV. Bill has also held management and accounting positions in industry with an industrial equipment contractor and a consulting firm providing strategic services to start-up and development stage businesses.

Bill’s experience and commitment to exceptional client services is what makes this announcement such a well-deserved congratulations from the Directors and staff of Gray, Griffith & Mays, a.c.!


Proud to Expand Our Footprint with Acquisition of The Health Group in Morgantown!
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Gray, Griffith & Mays, a.c. of Charleston Acquires The Health Group, LLC

Dynamic Move Creates Strategic Regional and National Growth to Better Serve Clients

Charleston, West Virginia (August 31, 2018) – One of the most successful and respected accounting firms in West Virginia and the Region, Gray, Griffith & Mays (GGM), has just announced the acquisition of The Health Group, LLC, a healthcare-focused CPA firm based in Morgantown. This move adds healthcare expertise and a diverse portfolio of healthcare industry clients from across the country to GGM’s longstanding and well-established clientele. Together, the growing firms now have a combined staff of 48 financial professionals and represent clients in 41 states, Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico and Quebec, Canada.

This new collaboration will create a larger geographic footprint and expand services and expert strategic counsel to more clients. Led by Ted Cuppett, CPA, The Health Group will continue to operate under this name. The firm has been in operation since 2010 and has worked with Gray, Griffith & Mays on a variety of projects since 2015.

“We’re excited to welcome The Health Group to Gray, Griffith & Mays. Ted and his team have done an excellent job building deep relationships with healthcare clients and staying way ahead of the curve,” said Gale L. Gray, President & Director of GGM. “This acquisition and our combined capabilities position us well to better serve our clients in years to come. We owe our success thus far to all of our valued clients, and we look forward to an exciting future.”

“We are thrilled to join GGM, a company we’ve respected for many years. Together, we will be able to bring a broad range of expanded services accounting and financial services to our clients in the healthcare industry here in West Virginia and across the nation,” said Ted Cuppett, Managing Member of The Health Group.

“There’s an excellent chemistry between the two firms already, and we have no doubt that we’ll be stronger together. I’m proud to be part of such a forward-thinking group of professionals,” said J. Ryan Lindsay, Director at GGM. “Strategic growth is good for our clients and a good opportunity for the next generation of leadership internally, as well.”

With this acquisition, GGM demonstrates its foresight and understanding of the importance of staying ahead of the market and taking dynamic action to both diversify and enrich its services. A decisive move in which the two firms can work together toward future growth and delivering improved services, a wider skillset and greater cost efficiencies to its customers. This partnership adds a nationally-renown healthcare practice that, although headquartered in Morgantown, has international reach and large-scale industry insight, influence, foresight and leadership in the category, which is a complex and growing sector.

About Gray, Griffith & Mays, a.c.
Gray, Griffith & Mays, founded in 1981, is a full-service accounting, auditing, tax and financial consulting service firm. Based in Charleston, West Virginia, the firm was founded on the single premise of providing quality service to its clients. Today, the firm serves clients ranging from multi-million dollar companies to non-profits, small businesses and individuals throughout West Virginia and in 30 other states, Washington, D.C. and Quebec. For more information, visit:

About The Health Group, LLC
The Health Group, founded in 2010, provides cost reporting, corporate compliance, Medicare enrollment and state licensure, strategic planning, accounting and financial reporting assistance, merger/acquisition and general healthcare financial consulting to healthcare providers. They have extensive experience working with hospitals, nursing homes, physician practices, clinics, hospice, home health, HME and other providers. The firm has clients located across the country in 38 states, Washington, D.C. and Puerto Rico. For more information, visit:

For additional information or questions, please contact:
J. Ryan Lindsay, CPA, CHFP, CGMA
Gray, Griffith & Mays, A.C.
707 Virginia Street, East, Suite 400
Charleston, WV 25301
304-345-7258 (fax)


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707 Virginia Street East
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Charleston, WV 25301

Phone: (304) 345-9400
Fax: (304) 345-7258

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1300 Fort Pierpont Drive
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Morgantown, WV 26508

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1300 Fort Pierpont Drive
Suite 102
Morgantown, WV 26508

Phone: (304) 241-1261
Fax: (304) 241-1265


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