Carl E. Johns Jr.

Carl E. Johns Jr., MST, CPA, CFP

Managing Partner

Carl has over 30 years of financial services industry and public accounting experience. Carl is both a Certified Financial Planner and a Certified Public Accountant with a masters in taxation. Carl is past president of the Cocoa Rotary Club. Carl has many years of experience as a board director for numerous businesses and nonprofit entities.

Arielle M. Kingston

Arielle M. Kingston, MST, CPA

Managing Partner

Arielle started her career at 15 working for Carl Johns in the CPA firm. Her tenure with Carl continued through her high school and college years. In 2014, she graduated from the University of Central Florida with a Master's Degree in Taxation, and a Bachelor's Degree in Accounting with a Minor in Health Service Administration. In 2015 while under the tutelage of Carl, Arielle earned her CPA License and became a Partner of the Firm. She currently serves on various nonprofit boards as treasurer and has been and is currently serving as treasurer for various political campaigns.

Tim A. Lowe

Tim A. Lowe, MSA, CPA

Firm Partner

Tim joined the firm in January 2021. He graduated from the University of Florida with a Bachelor of Science in Marketing, and the University of Central Florida with a Master of Science in Accounting. Following college, Tim worked as a tax accountant for both a national CPA firm and a regional CPA firm. Tim received his CPA license in 2013. His practice areas include individual and corporate income taxes, tax planning, entity selection, and financial statement preparation. His specialties in taxation include not-for-profit, construction and state & local income tax. Tim lives in Orlando with his wife and two children. In his free time Tim enjoys running and cycling, and has completed five marathons, including the Chicago marathon.

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Moriah Tamilin

Enrolled Agent

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Karen Roberts

Accountant & QuickBooks® Consultant

Kristina Petuch

Kristina Petuch, MSAFF

Accountant & QuickBooks® Consultant

Kristina joined the firm as a staff accountant in August 2019. She graduated from Eastern Florida State College with her Bachelor’s degree in Organizational Management with a specialization in Accounting and a Master’s degree in Accounting/Forensic Finance from Florida Institute of Technology. Kristina is a QuickBooks® Online certified ProAdvisor and is currently working on pursuing her CPA license. Her practice areas include bookkeeping, payroll, and tax preparation (individual & corporate). She is currently the treasurer of Riley’s Rescue of Brevard.

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Heather Krieger

Firm Administrator

Mitchell Sanders


Angelo Ceko

Laura Dutcher

Administrative Assistant

About our firm

Johns Benson & Johns CPAs, P.A. is a full-service accounting firm serving clients throughout the Viera area, dedicated to providing our clients with professional, personalized services and guidance in a wide range of financial and business needs.

On this website, you will find information about Johns Benson & Johns CPAs, P.A., including our list of services. We have also provided you with online resources to assist in the tax process and financial decision-making. These tools include downloadable tax forms and publications, financial calculators, news and links to other useful sites. Whether you are an individual or business in or around Viera, Johns Benson & Johns CPAs, P.A. has years of valuable experience assisting professionals with their accounting needs.

For years, Johns Benson & Johns CPAs, P.A. has been providing quality, personalized financial guidance to local individuals and businesses. Our expertise ranges from basic tax management and accounting services to more in-depth services such as audits, financial statements, and financial planning.

Johns Benson & Johns CPAs, P.A. is one of the leading firms in and throughout the area. By combining our expertise, experience and the team mentality of our staff, we assure that every client receives the close analysis and attention they deserve. Our dedication to high standards, hiring of seasoned tax professionals, and work ethic is the reason our client base returns year after year.

Our mission

Our mission is to help clients maintain financial viability in the present, while taking a proactive approach to achieve future goals. This requires open communication to reach an understanding of our clients' needs through research and sound analysis. Johns Benson & Johns CPAs, P.A. is dedicated to meeting these goals with high standards of excellence and professionalism. We have been a staple of the area's business community for years, and pride ourselves on the level of esteem we have earned.

Our dedication to hard work has earned the respect of the business and financial community in and around the area. We believe this to be a direct derivative of our talent and responsiveness to our client base. Whether you are a current or prospective client, rest assured that individuals and businesses who choose Johns Benson & Johns CPAs, P.A. receive competent and timely advice.