Project Description

Travis Cook

How long have you lived in the bay area?

I “lived” in MCRD San Diego for three months

What is your fondest childhood memory?

Taking family vacations to Rockaway Beach Mo. My entire extended family would go every year. The pool area specifically always had Bad Boys (Cops theme song) playing on the jukebox and all the kids would take turns jumping out of the pool to play the one arcade game, that would shock us because we were still wet

What subject(s) did you study at College?

Started off getting my teaching degree before I realized my calling was categorizing numbers in Accounting

What was your first job?

Paper route in Junior High

Who has been the most influential person to you in your career?

My wife. She motivates me, pushes me, and isn’t afraid to call me out when I deserve it

How has your career created value in your life?

My professional experience has helped shaped the man I am today. It has added good and bad people, memories, lessons and opportunities. Today I am able to provide for my family, help friends and family with finance/tax advice, and have more insight into the cash flow of the world

What do you consider to be the most significant world event that has occurred during your lifetime?

All events associated with COVID-19

What is your most memorable travel experience?

The Marine Corps

What is the funniest thing that’s ever happened to you?

The reactions to growing my hair out

What accomplishment are you most proud of?

Winning at life

What do you like to do in your spare time?

Lift weights, coach, watch my kids compete and occasionally I get to lose some golf balls

If you could possess one super-human power, what would it be?

The ability to absorb and expel all forms of energy

Practice Areas:

Tax, Audit, Business Operations

Education:

Master of Science in Accountancy from Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville