Mark P. Barnett, Jr., CPA, CVA, CGMA, CCIFP, MBA was recently honored by the Construction Financial Management Association (CFMA) as a part of the organization’s first 40 Under 40 program. CFMA is the only non-profit organization dedicated to serving the educational needs of today’s construction financial professionals. Barnett was selected out of over 115 applicants for this honor.

Barnett joined the Adams Brown team in 2020 with nearly twenty years of audit, tax and finance experience. He serves as a principal in addition to his role as Construction and Real Estate Industry Leader. He specializes in helping real estate and construction companies and their stakeholders navigate the industry’s complexities by focusing on proactive tax planning, leveraging healthy working capital and increasing bonding capacity.

Barnett stays actively involved in the industry as a member of numerous associations including the CFMA; Associated Builders & Contractors of AR, of which he is the treasurer and a board member; and the West Tennessee Chapter of the Associated Builders and Contractors of Tennessee. He was recognized by CPA Practice Advisor as one of the Top 40 Under 40 CPAs in the U.S in 2018, as Industry Professional of the Year by Associated Builders and Contractors of AR in 2018 and Eastern Council Member of the Year in 2018 and 2020.