Jon Barnett is an award winning Certified Public Accountant with experience providing accounting and business advisory services for a broad range of small and medium sized businesses in the area. Jon is also a licensed Real Estate Broker and the Managing Broker of Magnolia Real Estate. Magnolia Real Estate has placed first in the Laurel Board of Realtors in number of real estate transactions for the past eight years.
Jon has experience providing accounting and audit services for Carr, Riggs and Ingram, one of the largest CPA firms in the southeast United States. His responsibilities with CRI included accounting and audit services in the Insurance, Banking/Financial Institution, Utilities, and Construction industries. Jon was awarded the Fred T. Neely Gold Medal for achieving the highest cumulative scores on all four CPA examinations in the state of Mississippi, and passing all sections in one sitting. He scored a perfect score on the tax and regulation section of the CPA exams.
Jon has experience providing internal auditing and Sarbanes Oxley internal control compliance as an internal auditor for International Paper Co., a fortune 500 company. During his time at International Paper, he was responsible for auditing and evaluating financial statements for warehouse distribution, lumber manufacturing and paper products manufacturing facilities.
Jon graduated Suma Cum Laude with both a (BACC) Bachelor of Accountancy, and a (BBA) Banking and Finance from Mississippi State University. He was awarded Outstanding Undergraduate Student, and inducted into Beta Gamma Sigma (Top 10% in College of Business), Phi Kappa Phi (Top 10% University wide), and the International Golden Key honor societies.
Jon is a veteran of the armed services, and served in Naval Intelligence during both Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom. His expertise was in targeting and intelligence analysis for both the Middle East and Asia Pacific areas of responsibility. He was awarded the Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal and an Admiral's Letter of Commendation as the targeting supervisor and imagery analyst aboard the USS John C. Stennis and USS Carl Vinson Carrier Battle Groups.
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