Meet the Team
Jack Meeks, CPA, CFE, ASA, ABVAs President of Jack Meeks & Associates, CPAs, LLC, Jack has advised hundreds of Jacksonville’s citizens and businesses over a career spanning more than 40 years. A Northeast Florida native, Jack is a CPA, a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), is accredited in Business Valuation (ABV), an Accredited Senior Appraiser (ASA) as well as a practicing Receiver and Expert Witness.
Jack has the experience to simplify complex financial information. His area of emphasis since 1988 has been expert witnessing – analyzing the financial aspects of, and giving testimony in legal cases involving business or personal damages, eminent domain and fraud. He has been called to witness in court more than 25 times, has been deposed more than 60 times. He assists litigators representing individuals, businesses, and corporate or government entities in any financial dispute. Jack is also trained and practiced in assessing business values for the purpose of sale or purchase.
In the early part of his career, Jack worked in the Jacksonville offices of two of the field's elite accounting companies. As an Auditor at Peat Marwick Mitchell & Company (now KPMG Peat Marwick) Jack conducted audits for the firm's distribution and manufacturing clients. After completing his accounting degree at the University of Florida, Jack launched his career as a Staff Accountant at Arthur Young & Co. (which later became Ernst & Young). His early area of emphasis was audit.
Jack currently serves on the City of Jacksonville’s Downtown Investment Authority (DIA). He is the former Chairman of the Victims Assistance Advisory Council and a former member of the City of Jacksonville’s Ethics Committee.
Karen Conn, CFEChief Operations Officer
Karen is the Chief Operations Officer for Jack Meeks & Associates CPAs, LLC, and has been with the company since 1994.
As a Property Manager for a number of historic buildings in Jacksonville's Springfield neighborhood, Karen works with tenants and vendors to maintain the historic beauty of Springfield. She is instrumental in helping the Firm purchase, renovate and maintain the historic property.
The Firm works with attorneys, business owners and the courts on Receivership projects. Karen is tasked with overseeing the day-to-day accounting and bookkeeping for the Receivership, reviewing the books for fraud, maintaining and developing vendor and employee relationships, and working with the Receiver to either shutdown or sell the business.
Karen also works in litigation support for expert witnessing. She assists the expert witness with research, preparing documentation and financial schedules used in court testimony. She also manages the relationships and communications with the attorneys who hire the expert witness.
Karen is a licensed Real Estate Broker in the State of Florida and a Certified Fraud Examiner.