John LaGere, Partner, CPA

You’ll notice John is a bit more reserved than his two partners. But his steady focus on the best course of action for his clients has earned their trust, and they return year after year. As managing partner of Johnson, Glaze & Co., John also explores new technologies and guides the firm forward.


  • Tax compliance
  • IRS audits and collections
  • Tax planning
  • Non-profit and for-profit consultation
  • Tax planning
  • Internal controls

John’s management experience surpasses 25 years. Born in Michigan, he moved to New York in his thirties and graduated from the State University in New York in 1992 with a Bachelor's degree in accounting. In 1994 he met Larry and joined JGC. In 2001 he became a Principal in the firm and continues to serve his clients in accounting, tax, consulting and audits.

John is a member of the AICPA, OSCPA, and is authorized to be on the Oregon Municipal Auditors List.

John and wife Terri have five wonderful children and one grandson. John likes building furniture and DIY projects around the house when time permits.

I am proud to say I came to Johnson, Glaze & Co. almost twenty years ago and have no regrets. The firm that Nels and Larry started is alive and well. I hope to honor the values that they established, by adding my vision to theirs, on a daily basis.
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