Justin joined Beaird Harris in 2006 and provides proactive tax planning, compliance, and strategic business solutions to service oriented entrepreneurs and closely-held businesses with a particular emphasis in the medical, dental, and healthcare industries.
 
Justin is a member of the firm's Strategic Marketing and Recruitment & Retention Committees. He also serves as the spokesperson at college recruiting events and mentors many of the firm's young professionals. Justin graduated from the University of Oklahoma with a Bachelors of Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting. Justin received his CPA license in 2008 and CFP® certification in 2011.
 
In addition to being a leader in the firm, Justin is an active leader in the profession. He serves a very active role in the profession and recently received the Texas Society of CPAs Rising Star Award. This award recognizes CPA members under the age of 40 years old who have demonstrated exemplary leadership skills in the accounting profession and their communities.
 
In addition, Justin was elected to the Dallas CPA Society's 2014 leadership team and serves on the Undergraduate Advisory Council at the University of Texas at Dallas's Jindal School of Management and the Texas Society of CPAs Young and Emerging Professionals Committee. In 2012 he was awarded the Outstanding Committee Chairman Award by the Dallas CPA Society for his work in creating and leading the Young Professionals Group where he continues to promote leadership and networking opportunities for young professionals. He was also chosen as an outstanding professional among his peers to be part of the inaugural Leadership and Development Academy sponsored by the Dallas CPA Society. Justin also frequently presents on professional issues and leadership including presenting to leaders from across the state at the Texas Society of CPAs Leadership Day and The Plastic Surgeon Society's Annual Meeting.
Justin Watson
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CPA, CFP®, PFS

justinw@bh-co.com
972-503-1040

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Education 
B.A., University of Oklahoma
Certifications / Licenses 
Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
Personal Financial Specialist (PFS)
Certified Financial Planner (CFP®)
Involvement 
Texas Society of CPAs (TSCPA)
TSCPA, Young & Emerging Professionals Committee
Dallas CPA Society (DSCPA)
DSCPA, Leadership Team
Undergraduate Advisory Council at UT Dallas
Recognition 
Rising Star Award, Texas Society of CPAs
Outstanding Committee Chairman, Dallas CPA Society
Leadership Development Academy, Dallas CPA Society
Born & Raised 
Wichita Falls, TX
Family 
Justin and his wife, Bailey, have two sons; Owen and Jack.
Favorite 
Sport: OU Football
Fun Fact 
Started college as an Aerospace Engineering Major.
Favorite Quote 

"You have to learn the rules of the game. And then you have to play better than anyone else."
- Albert Einstein