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Executive Team

At Jacobson Lawrence & Company we believe that the strength of our firm lies in the expertise and diversity of our team. Each member brings a unique blend of passion, experience, and innovation to the table, united by a common goal: to deliver exceptional service and solutions to our clients. From the strategic vision of our executive team to the dedicated support of our administration, we are proud to introduce the professionals who are the driving force behind our success. Get to know the individuals who make Jacobson Lawrence & Company not just a company, but a community committed to excellence.

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John Park

Managing Partner

John brings over 25 years of diverse experience in the Not-for-Profit, Public, and Private sectors, making him a valuable asset to our team. His multidisciplinary expertise allows him to provide insightful solutions to complex issues, especially in resolving Not-For-Profit tax challenges with the IRS. Known for his hands-on approach, John excels in helping businesses navigate growth and success. His commitment to understanding each client’s unique needs has led to numerous success stories. For tailored tax and business solutions, John is your go-to expert.

Andy Yeung

Senior Partner

Andy Yeung is a seasoned business and tax consultant with a wealth of experience in real estate and international taxation. With over 25 years as a licensed CPA in Washington State, Andy has established himself as a trusted advisor to high net worth individuals, small business owners, and international investors seeking tax expertise. Currently serving as the Senior Tax Partner at Jacobson Lawrence & Company, Andy specializes in tax planning for EB-5 projects, commercial real estate transactions, and catering to the needs of high net worth international investors. His deep understanding of tax laws and regulations, particularly in the realm of real estate taxation, has made him a sought-after consultant in the industry.

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Derek Desjardins


Derek is a CPA with over a decade of experience in federal, international, and state and local taxation. He has extensive experience working with clients from a variety of industry groups and entity types, specializing in services for high-net-worth individuals, real estate, technology, tax credits, and tax problem resolution. He is always focused on addressing each client's unique needs, bringing strategic, holistic solutions to their entire financial life.

James Norbeck


James is a seasoned accounting professional with over a decade of experience specializing in taxation and business advisory services. He brings a wealth of expertise in tax management, client relations, and strategic financial planning. James spearheads strategic initiatives, oversees client engagements, and ensures exceptional service delivery.

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Tom Baker


Tom is a seasoned executive with a background spanning various industries. He recently assumed the role of CEO at Jacobson Lawrence & Company following the acquisition of GPL Tax & Accounting. During his tenure at GPL, Tom led the company to remarkable growth. Before his leadership at GPL, Tom held several key positions at a Restaurant Group based in Seattle, Washington. Tom's roles included CFO, COO, Vice President, and President, where he played an instrumental role in driving strategic initiatives and operational efficiency. Tom excels in utilizing financial metrics to develop robust systems and drive operational improvements within organizations. We look forward to His strategic vision, coupled with his hands-on approach, being instrumental in driving JLCO’s sustainable growth and fostering a culture of success.

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