Jake graduated from the University of Georgia with a BBA in accounting in 2007. After college, he began working for a national accounting firm in Atlanta where he specialized in partnership taxation. While in Atlanta, Jake passed his CPA exam while continuing to grow his knowledge of business taxation. He received his CPA license in 2011 and moved back home to Dublin to work for a smaller firm in the area. There he was able to broaden his knowledge of small business and individual taxation. He joined CKT in January of 2016. Jake is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Georgia Society of Certified Public Accountants, and the Dublin Exchange Club. He enjoys spending time with his wife and two daughters. He is also an active member in his church.