Meet our Staff

  • John W. Royston
    John W. Royston President

    A graduate of Northwestern State University, John W. Royston holds Bachelor of Science degrees in Accounting and Business Administration. Prior to organizing his twenty four year old firm, Mr.Royston was an IRS Revenue Agent specializing in income tax audits, an instructor and renowned public speaker for annual taxation seminars. He is also a publised author on income taxation with over 10,000 copies sold. He was CFO of a multimillion-dollar corporation, heading over twelve departments. He is currently an independent accountant and professional tax consultant; a member of the National Society of Enrolled Agents, and the Louisiana Society of Independent Accountants.

  • Gladys Marilu Gonzalez Santollo
    Gladys Marilu Gonzalez Santollo Immigration Consultant

    Gladys was born in Puerto Cabello and reared in Judibana, Venezuela. She graduated from Carabobo University at Carabobo State, Venezuela with a degree in Law; then, went on to attend and graduate from Santa Maria University at Valencia, Venezuela with a degree in Administrative Law. She practiced Administrative Law at the Port of Puerto Cabello and Ministry of Education. Since coming and becoming a U.S. citizen, she has studied immigration law at the Florida Paralegal Institute and became a Certified Paralegal in Immigration Law. She worked as a Legal Assistant in Immigration law firms in Florida and Indiana. Gladys is fluent in Spanish and English. In 2012, she formed her own national Independent Immigration Consulting business, Judibana Services, Inc. where she serves as President. She became an Associate of JWRA, Inc. in 2012 and offers her immigration services to our family, friends, and clients.

  • Andrea Citty
    Andrea Citty Practice Manager, Senior Tax Accountant

    Andrea Citty graduated from University of Louisiana in 2008 with a Bachelors Degree in Business Administration specializing in Accounting.  She started working for JW Royston, EA & Associates, Inc. in March of 2011 and came to us with 7 years experience of oilfield manufacturing accounting working under multiple CPAs & CFOs.

    She works on federal and state tax returns, payrol tax returns, & other special projects. She is proficient in working with accounting systems such as Quickbooks & Peachtree, completing tasks in Excel, cleaning up company books and performing strategic tax planning.

  • Trevor A. Istre, EA
    Trevor A. Istre, EA Senior Tax Accountant, IRS Representation Assistance

    Trevor Istre joined J.W. Royston, EA & Associates, Inc. as a tax accountant in May of 2012. He is an Enrolled Agent as of May 2018. He works directly with clients assisting them with any and all of their tax compliance needs. These needs include but are not limited to income tax preparation, bookkeeping, payroll and payroll tax returns, new business startups, etc. He also specializes in assisting our clients with representation against the IRS and works directly with John W. Royston in accomplishing our client’s needs.

    Trevor is a graduate from the University of Louisiana, where he earned a Bachelor’s of Science in Business Administration, Accounting. He is a member of the University of Louisiana Alumni Association.

  • Ashley Landry
    Ashley Landry Senior Tax Accountant

    Ashley Landry joined J.W. Royston, EA & Associates in February of 2018 as a Senior Tax Accountant.  She received her Bachelor’s of Science in Business Management with a concentration in Accounting from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette in May of 2005.  Ashley has over 10 years of experience in both public and private accounting.

            Her duties include, but are not limited to:  Income tax preparation, Bookkeeping, Cleaning up company books, and Special projects.  She is proficient in QuickBooks and Microsoft Office Suite

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