Meet Our Team
Meet Our Staff:
Jon Barnett, CPA
Jon is a Certified Public Accountant with experience providing services to a broad range of small and medium sized businesses. Jon has experience providing comprehensive accounting and tax services to individuals, retail sellers, manufacturing, service-based businesses, and many more industries in the southeast United States.
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 included accounting and audit services for Insurance companies, Banking and Financial Institutions, Utilities, and Construction companies. 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 exam.
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, inducted into Beta Gamma Sigma (Top 10% in College of Business), and Phi Kappa Phi (Top 10% University wide).
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. He was awarded the Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal and an Admiral's Letter of Commendation as the targeting supervisor, Strike Fighter Squadron 146 Intelligence Division Supervisor, and imagery analyst aboard the USS John C. Stennis and USS Carl Vinson Carrier Battle Groups.
Kacie graduated from Mississippi State University with a Bachelors of Business Administration with an emphasis in Marketing. Kacie is also a graduate of Jones College with an Associate of Arts degree. Kacie is a life-long resident of Jones County, and graduated from East Jones High School. Kacie is a long-time member of the Dixie Golf Association.