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Ron Jackson

  • Accounting '76


As past president of Saltmarsh, Cleaveland & Gund from 1990-2015, Ron has been practicing in the public accounting field since 1977. He retired as a shareholder in the Tax & Accounting Services Department in December 2019 and presently serves as an executive consultant. His experience includes auditing, taxation and consulting in areas such as manufacturing, construction, healthcare, retail and wholesale, professional services, and not-for-profit entities. His primary areas of expertise include succession planning, corporate governance, business valuations, and litigation support, including expert witness testimony in valuing closely held companies, damage calculations, and accountant’s liability.


  • B.A. Accounting - University of West Florida


  • Certified Public Accountant - Florida
  • Chartered Global Management Accountant

Professional Affiliations

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants - Past Board of Governors Member
  • Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants, West Florida Chapter - Past President
  • Allinial Global, Inc. North American Association of CPA Firms - Past Chairman of the Board

Community Affiliations

  • Baptist Hospital - Board Chairman
  • Baptist Health Care - Finance & Governance Committees
  • Baptist Health Care - Board of Directors
  • Pensacola Rotary Club - Current Member & Past Treasurer for 12 years
  • Pensacola Symphony Orchestra - Advisory Board Member
  • University of West Florida College of Business - Advisory Board Co-Chairman, Accounting Advisory Committee
  • Pensacola State College Foundation - Day of Clays Committee Chairman
  • Health and Hope Clinic - Board Member