Jerry Hammel is a Tax Director and has over 23 years of experience. Jerry also serves as a member of Blue's Executive Committee. He also serves as Blue & Co.'s firm-wide Director of Taxation. Prior to joining the firm he was a tax senior manager with a national firm. He provides financial, strategic and tax planning services to a broad cross-section of businesses and individuals. Jerry has served various construction, manufacturing, and wholesale distributing clients in his career. He specializes in mergers and acquisitions and has successfully completed the Certified Merger & Acquisition Advisor program at Loyola University Chicago. He also specializes in state and local taxation, including income, sales and use, and property. He has served on the State and Local Taxation Committee for the Indiana CPA Society and taught several courses in the area of sales and use taxation. Jerry graduated from Indiana University with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting. He is a member of the Indiana CPA Society and American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.