JIC’s Code of Ethics

What We Believe And Do

  • We are fiduciaries to our clients.
  • We will always put clients’ best interests first.
  • We will act with integrity, skill, care, diligence, and exercise independent professional judgment.
  • We will provide full and fair disclosure of all important facts.
  • We will avoid conflicts of interests.
  • We will fully disclose and manage, in our clients’ favor, any unavoidable conflicts that may arise.
  • We will strive to maintain and improve our competence and the competence of others in the profession.
  • We are a fee-only organization. We will not receive compensation that is contingent on the purchase or sales of a financial product. We will not receive a fee or other compensation from another party based on the referral of a client or the client’s business.
Gregory A. Johnston, CFA®, CFP®, CPWA®, QPFC, AIF®
President & Chief Investment Officer
Johnston Investment Counsel