Tax Advisors

A sound financial plan should help you not just earn more, but also keep more through proactive tax planning. Are you paying more taxes than you owe? Our team can find out.

Jon Cook, CPA, CFP®

Founding Partner

With more than 50 years of accounting and wealth management experience, Jon is skilled in dealing with restricted stock transactions, complex estate planning issues, wealth preservation, and personal and corporate income taxation.

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Christine Young, CPA

Director, Tax Services

Chris brings more than 25 years of public accounting experience to our team. She is a licensed Certified Public Accountant and leads our tax department, ensuring our team is aware of tax law changes and clients’ evolving tax needs.

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Jason Deshayes, CPA, CFP®, CGMA®

Director, Tax Planning

Jason brings strategic direction to our tax planning department. He previously worked in firm relations at AICPA, led the Raleigh accounting advisory team at Elliott Davis, LLC, and was vice president and partner of a boutique tax and accounting firm in Albuquerque, NM.

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Zachary Carver

Senior Accountant

Zach joined Cook Wealth in 2020. As Senior Accountant, he helps clients pursue their goals by providing tax advice and tax preparation. If tax planning is a puzzle, he looks for the perfect missing piece – that best case scenario where tax savings are maximized – so the client’s goals all come together into one beautiful picture.

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