Jacob joined Barfield, Murphy, Shank & Smith in 2016 as an intern and became a full-time staff accountant in 2017. He works in a variety of areas including providing nonprofit and governmental entities with assurance services as well as preparing individual and business tax returns.
Known by his coworkers as being patient and practical, Jacob always tries to follow his personal philosophy of listen, work hard and treat everyone with respect. His favorite quote is “If it doesn’t challenge you, it won’t change you.” This reminds him that if he wants to grow and develop, then he has to go outside of his comfort zone and push himself beyond what is normal or easy.
Jacob grew up in Vestavia Hills with his parents and three older siblings. In his spare time, he loves to golf, run, travel and spend time with family and friends.
- Auburn University
- Master of Accountancy
- Bachelor of Science in Business Administration – Accountancy
Personal Service Philosophy
“Listen, work hard, and treat everyone with respect.”