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Wilbur O. and Ann Powers College of Business

Profile Information

Jimmy Barnes, CPA, CGMA

Senior Lecturer

Office: 300 Sirrine Hall
Phone: 8646563440


 Educational Background

  • MAcc Accounting
    University of Georgia 1999
  • BS Business Administration
    Winthrop University 1998

Courses Taught

  • Analytics for Accounting Decision Making
  • Governmental and Nonprofit Accounting
  • Principles of Financial Accounting
  • Accounting Ethics


Jimmy Barnes, CPA, CGMA, joined the School of Accountancy in 2018. He began his career with Deloitte & Touche, LLP as an auditor in the Greenville, SC office where he served clients in various industries including manufacturing, insurance, finance, and technology. He later joined McKinley, Cooper & Co., LLC where he primarily served governmental and nonprofit clients. After public accounting, Jimmy went into higher education administration. He has served as the Controller for Erskine College, the Business Officer for the former College of Business & Behavioral Science at Clemson University, and most recently the Financial Planning and Analysis Officer for Academic Affairs at Clemson University. He currently serves as the Treasurer for the Southern Association of College and University Business Officers (SACUBO).

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Wilbur O. and Ann Powers College of Business
Wilbur O. and Ann Powers College of Business | 343 Chandler L. Burns Hall, Clemson, S.C. 29634