John Cooke

John Cooke, CPA

John earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Business (Major – Accounting and Information Systems) in 2011 and a Masters of Accounting and Information Systems with a concentration in Taxation in 2012 from Virginia Tech. He passed his CPA exam in 2017 and maintains his license in Virginia.

Upon graduation, he spent three years working at Ernst & Young in the DC Metro area. During his time at EY, he gained experience working on tax compliance with a variety of clients including large defense contractors and multinational private equity firms.

John moved back to the Blacksburg in 2015 to join the firm. Since starting with Cooke, Lavender, Massey & Company, P.C., he has performed audits for non-profit organizations and nonpublic companies. He also performs other engagements including compilations, reviews, and preparations of financial statements. Additionally, he assists with preparation of corporate, partnership, and individual income tax returns.

John lives in Blacksburg with his wife, Logan. He enjoys golf, traveling, and Virginia Tech athletics.

Professional Affiliations:

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants