Managing Principal | CPA



“Leadership is about establishing a shared vision and removing barriers - real and perceived - to success.”

– John Chandler

A visionary leader and growth strategist

John’s talent, skills, and experience have helped clients chart their way through a wide range of issues, including mergers, sales and acquisitions, with a special focus on creating value for owners and shareholders.  

John began his public accounting career in 1987 with BerryDunn and has served as the firm’s President & Managing Principal since being appointed in 1999. As firm leader, John wears many hats; not only does he have overall responsibility for BerryDunn’s strategic direction, client service satisfaction, staff growth and development and marketing, but he provides assurance and business advisory services to upper-middle market commercial enterprises. John also serves as Principal of the firm’s Financial Services Group, where he works on audits of savings banks and commercial banks, including SEC registered institutions.

Experience Highlights:

Since taking the helm as Managing Principal, John’s strategic and visionary talents have led to sustained growth and a strong commitment to building value for the firm’s clients.

Memberships and Committees:

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

Community Service:

• Fryeburg Academy, Board of Trustees
• University of Southern Maine Foundation
• Maine Heritage Policy Center
• Community Dental




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