Johnson, Burgess, Mizelle & Straub is a full service accounting and consulting firm practicing on the Outer Banks in Kitty Hawk, North Carolina. We serve a wide variety of clients ranging from individuals to medium-sized corporations.

Our staff accountants and partners specialize in retirement planning, business consulting, estates and trusts, non-profit and governmental audits, and technology consulting and application.

Of course, in addition to our specialty areas, we also provide tax and accounting services, including tax planning and tax return preparation, auditing, and bookkeeping.

To be recognized as the most reputable CPA firm in Dare County, offering traditional accounting services using advanced technology.


Edgar M. Johnson, Jr. began the practice as a sole proprietor in 1973. In 1983, Debbie J. Burgess became a partner, and the firm name was changed to the more recognized Johnson, Burgess & Company. Over the years, the firm has grown steadily and rapidly, and in 1996 the firm name was changed to Johnson, Burgess, Mizelle & Straub.

The firm now employs 6 CPA’s and 7 non-licensed staff to service a continuously growing clientele. Today, with active practices in accounting and auditing, tax planning and preparation, technology consulting and application, and small business consulting, Johnson, Burgess, Mizelle & Straub has evolved into a full-fledged accounting and consulting firm serving the Outer Banks of North Carolina and beyond.

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Johnson, Mizelle, Straub & Murphy, LLP, 252.261.2333,
4016 N. Croatan Hwy, Kitty Hawk, NC 27949,
P.O. Box 2229, Kitty Hawk, NC 27949.

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