Jay McGowan

CPA, PFS, CFP®Senior Advisor

About Jay McGowan

Jay McGowan joined The Welch Group in 2021 and serves as a Senior Advisor. He has nearly 15 years of business experience in the accounting and financial planning/wealth management fields.

Prior to joining The Welch Group, Jay worked as an auditor for a public accounting firm in Birmingham and more recently served as an advisor and Director of Financial Planning for a local wealth management firm. In his free time, Jay enjoys outdoor activities, exercise, woodworking, and spending time with his wife and two children.

Education
• Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a major in Accountancy, Auburn University, Auburn, AL
• Master of Accountancy, Auburn University, Auburn, AL

Accreditations
• CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ practitioner
• Certified Public Accountant
• Personal Financial Specialist

Professional Affiliations
• Alabama Society of Certified Public Accountants
• American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
• Financial Planning Association of North Alabama

Community Involvement
• Mountain Brook Community Church – Aaron’s Staff Respite Care Ministry

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