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AJ joined the firm as a Senior Assurance Associate to be closer to family and his hometown, Tyler. In January 2020, he was promoted to Assurance Supervisor.

AJ completed his CPA examinations and licensure in the state of Louisiana in June of 2018 and is now the fourth CPA within two generations of his family. He began his career at a large regional firm in Shreveport, LA, where he focused on governmental, not-for-profit, and financial institution audits. His current areas of practice include audits of financial statements for local governments, not-for-profit organizations, and employee benefit plans. Additionally, he assists with internal audit and consulting engagements for several local financial institutions.

He graduated from Grace Community School and completed his undergraduate and graduate degrees at Louisiana Tech University in Ruston, LA. In the summers during his college years, AJ was on staff at Pine Cove Christian Camps, where he enjoyed serving campers with other college staff.

AJ is currently a board member for the East Texas Chapter of the Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants and is a member of Leadership Tyler Class 33.

In his free time, AJ enjoys running, playing golf, watching sports, cooking, and music. Each fall, you can find AJ cheering for his Louisiana Tech Bulldogs football team and optimistically hoping for a conference championship.

"But seek first the kingdom of God and His righteousness, and all these things will be added to you." — Matthew 6:33