Jacob M. Hanes (Jake)
Jacob M Hanes is a public speaker, CPA and entrepreneur. As a public speaker and successful entrepreneur, Jake delivers high energy messages that motivate people to take action in life to build highly successful businesses. As an entrepreneur, he has been coaching business owners for more than 14 years in every facet of operating and growing their business. He has succeeded, as well as failed, in business and he shares his experiences, relevant concepts and tools you can use to take a five year leap in your business success.
Jake lived the first 40 years of his life with epilepsy, enduring thousands of seizures. Yet, amid all the inherent challenges, he reached great heights, including summiting the five highest peaks in Washington and building several successful businesses. Now cured of epilepsy, he continues to succeed by goal setting and achieving every day. As a CPA and entrepreneur, he takes education very seriously, bringing his challenging experiences to life in educating and entertaining audiences of all sizes.
A graduate of Central Washington University with a BA in Accounting, Jake is a Certified Public Accountant operating a highly successful CPA firm in Auburn, WA. A Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor from 2002 - 2015, Jake was the President of the Washington Association of Accountants from 2010 - 2011.