Jessica Barnes Joins Cherry Bekaert as Director of Business Development

Cherry Bekaert LLP (“the Firm”), one of the largest accounting and consulting firms in the U.S., is happy to welcome Jessica Barnes as their Director of Business Development. She will focus on identifying and developing business with new and existing clients for the Firm in the Richmond and Hampton Roads markets.

Prior to joining Cherry Bekaert, Jessica was the Business Lead Partner for Vaco Richmond LLC, a nationwide consulting and executive search firm. In this role, she was primarily responsible for leading the business development efforts for the accounting and finance teams. Jessica also worked in the Richmond audit practice of Ernst & Young. During her time with EY she had the opportunity to work in a variety of industries with a client base in both public and private corporations.

Jessica holds a B.S.B.A. degree from the University of Richmond and is a board member of Venture Forum RVA and a member of the Advisory Council for The Richmond Ballet.