Randall (Randy) Jessup, C.P.A.

Randall (Randy) Jessup, C.P.A.


Bates Carter Randy JessupBackground & Experience

Randy Jessup, a Gainesville native, has over 13 years of experience concentrated in partnership, corporate, fiduciary and individual taxation.  Randy firmly believes tax consulting should be proactive rather than reactive, and that the time to learn the tax implications of a business decision is before the decision is made.  He particularly enjoys tax planning and research, and consulting clients on entity selection and structure.  Randy’s primary focus is working with closely held businesses and their owners in a variety of industries including energy, technology, professional services, real estate and construction.
 
Education
B.B.A. degree in Business Administration, University of Georgia
Master of Accountancy, University of Georgia
 
Organizations
  • Treasurer and Board of Directors, Challenged Child and Friends
  • Treasurer and Board of Directors, Gainesville Jaycees
  • Graduate of Leadership Hall County
  • Graduate of Georgia Society of CPAs Leadership Academy
  • Stewardship Committee, First Baptist Church, Chairman
  • North Georgia Estate Planning Council, President
  • Member, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Member, Georgia Society of Certified Public Accountants  
 
Hobbies
When he's not working, Randy spends family time with his wife, Amy, and their three children, Ben, John and Elizabeth.  Randy also enjoys following UGA athletics, playing golf, coaching youth sports and cooking on his Big Green Egg.
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