J. Edward Mays, Jr., CPA Candidate
James joined JK Edwards & Company in 2002. He prepares tax returns, helps clients with tax planning, consults with small business owners, and provides financial services. James enjoys working with individuals and small businesses to help them pursue their financial goals.
Before joining the firm, James worked as a staff accountant for the State of Georgia Department of Administrative Services. He also spent some time as a senior accountant with RSM McGladrey's employer services and as a senior tax advisor with H&R Block.
James earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting from Morris Brown College. He is a CPA candidate and is a QuickBooks ProAdvisor, Bill.com Certified and QuickBooks Online Certified. James is a member of the Georgia Society of Certified Public Accountants and the American Society of Certified Public Accountants. He is also an HD Vest Advisor. James also donates time and resources to CCFA (Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America).
When away from the office, James coaches youth basketball and enjoys traveling and spending quality time with his family.