Jonathan D. Frost, MBA/CPA

The Troy
1413 Chestnut Street, Suite 401
Chattanooga, TN 37402

Direct: 423-486-9301
Office: 423-486-9300
Fax:     423-486-9296

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Jonathan D. Frost, MBA/CPA


Services: Assurance, Tax, Management Advisory Services, Payroll, Valuation | Industries: Construction, Manufacturing & Distribution, Healthcare, Logistics & Transportation, Real-Estate, Developers, Small Businesses

Professional Overview
Jonathan is the founder and CEO of J.D. Frost & Co., He started the firm in 2012 specializing in helping develop successful businesses. He began his career as a CPA working at a public accounting firm. While working as a CPA, he personally advised companies on how they could improve their financial foundation -- and in turn, their business. After completing his MBA, he founded his own accounting firm personally experiencing the challenges and rewards that come with building a growing business. Over the past 14 years, he’s helped countless businesses increase their revenue and get to the next level, using his own personal entrepreneurial experience, his financial expertise and his business background to help other companies reach their full potential.

As an entrepreneur with both a CPA and an MBA, Jonathan is a business adviser who takes a holistic, 360 approach when evaluating your business. He’ll look beyond the operational basics to help you uncover what you need to reach the next level of your growth. With 14 years of experience running his own business, Jonathan intimately knows what it takes to start -- and scale -- a successful one. Driven by the desire to continuously grow, he uses his experiences in accounting and business to not only grow and improve his businesses, but those around him.

Jonathan is truly working to revolutionize the accounting industry! He is most definitely not your "typical accountant". He utilizes many tools, such as social media to further his reach and maintain relationships with both current clients and potential clients. He has recently started a new company, J.D. Frost Media, where he is helping other businesses increase revenue through traditional marketing, social media marketing and gaining knowledge in financial literacy. To learn more follow him on Instagram at! 

Education & Credentials

  • Certified Public Accountant

  • Master’s in Business Administration, The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga

  • B.S. in Accounting, The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga

  • QuickBooks ProAdvisor

Professional Affiliations

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants

  • Tennessee Society of Certified Public Accountants

  • Association of General Contractors

  • Mechanical Contractors Association

  • Stairbuilders and Manufacturers Association

  • Real Estate and Construction CPAs

Civic and Community Activities

  • 2018 Chatter Magazine Top 20 under 40

  • Past President, Mountain City Club

  • Board Member, UTC College of Business

  • Signal Mountain Presbyterian Church

  • Downtown Rotary Club

  • Board Member, Mountain Education Foundation

  • Former Council Member, Erlanger and Children’s Hospital Council

  • Chattanooga Golf & Country Club

  • The Honors Golf Club

  • Signal Mountain Golf & Country Club

  • Owner, Obrien Tax Services

  • Partner, Revive Chattanooga

  • Golf Board - McLemore

  • Partner, Naked River Brewing Company

  • Owner, Chestnut Holdings, LLC

  • CEO/Founder, J.D Frost Media

  • Connector at Oasis Residential