Director of Finance & Accounting
Palmer oversees day-to-day and strategic elements of accounting and finance at JMS. These include working capital optimization, budgetary considerations, management and improvement of JMS’ internal controls environment. Prior to joining JMS in 2022, Palmer spent much of his career at Grant Thornton LLP auditing public and private businesses across many industries with a focus on project-based businesses. He subsequently led the finance arm of an internal audit team with Honeywell International, covering the business’ project-based subsidiaries. Through his background in public accounting and internal/external auditing, Palmer understands how all business decisions can impact the bottom line. Palmer maintains an active CPA license with the AICPA and holds undergraduate and master’s degrees in accountancy from The University of South Carolina. In his free time, Palmer can be found on the golf course with friends and colleagues, watching sports, or off-roading his Polaris UTV in the Tennessee mountains with his wife and family.