Jacob Styer was born near Philadelphia, Pennsylvania but relocated to Moscow, Idaho as a teenager with his family. After high school he attended the University of Idaho then transferred to Idaho State University to complete two Bachelor degrees, one in Accounting and the other in Finance. CPA review classes came next – he earned his Certificate in Public Accounting in 2003.
In 2004, Jacob made the move to Sandpoint and spent 10 years in the Coldwater Creek corporate tax department specializing in sales, use and property taxes. He joined the team at Williams & Parsons CPAs in 2014, focusing on tax planning and preparation for individuals and businesses, audits and financial planning. In 2016, Jacob received the AICPA’s Personal Financial Specialist (PFS) accreditation.
Jacob shares his professional talents and expertise by volunteering as a Board member and/or Treasurer for several Sandpoint-area non-profits; Friends of the Scotchman Peaks Wilderness, the Greater Sandpoint Chamber of Commerce, and the Pend Oreille Pedalers.
Jacob and his wife Lindsey are passionate about the outdoors, especially biking and hiking. He has completed seven Ironman Distance Triathlons, and as part of a four-person team, he has twice completed the grueling Race Across America (RAAM) bike race.