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About Us

Our Firm & Staff

After 22 years of serving clients in the Petal - Hattiesburg area from a Hattiesburg office, Doug moved his office to Petal and King CPA, PLLC was established in August 2005.

King CPA, PLLC 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. King CPA, PLLC 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 King CPA, PLLC receive competent and timely advice.

Our Team

Douglas A. King, CPA

Manager / Partner

Doug is a 1977 graduate of Petal High School and a 1981 graduate of the University of Southern Mississippi. He and his wife, Tracey, currently reside in Petal.

Rebecca L. Johnston, CPA

Senior Accountant / Tax Manager

Rebecca is a 1991 graduate of Petal High School and a 1998 graduate of the University of Southern Mississippi. She and her husband, Todd, currently reside in Petal.

Chelle Webb

Office Manager

Chelle is a 1984 graduate of Hattiesburg High School and attended University of Southern Mississippi. She resides in Petal with her husband, Brandon.

Shelbi W. Quimby, MBA

Senior Accountant

Shelbi is a 2010 graduate of Northeast Jones High School and a 2014 graduate of University of Southern Mississippi. She received her Masters Degree from William Carey University in 2015. Shelbi and her husband, Nathan, reside in Oak Grove, Mississippi

Emily B. Nicholson


Emily is a 2016 graduate of Richton High School. She received her BS in Accounting in 2019 from the University of Southern Mississippi where she is currently enrolled in the Master's program. Emily and her husband, Blake, reside in Richton, Mississippi

Tsuneta D. Robertson (Shay)


Shay is a 2009 graduate of Richton High School She received her BS in Accounting in 2016 from the University of New Orleans. Shay and her husband, Jade, currently reside in New Augusta.