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Meet our 2024 intern team

January 30, 2024

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We are thrilled to have our 2024 interns joining us this Spring. Find out more about our new team members!

Cassi Taylor

Where are you from? Mobile, AL
College and year in school: Auburn University – Junior
What led you to public accounting? I liked the mix of predictability and surprise. I love being able to follow a set of rules and regulations, but being able to choose different methods and procedures to get to the result excites me.
What are you most excited to do/learn during your internship at Wilkins Miller? Learn more about what auditing is based on application, instead of just learning about it in the classroom.
Favorite thing to do on a day off: I love having the ability to do my favorite things, whether that is sleeping in, going shopping, or even watching my favorite TV show or movie.
What’s an interesting fact about you? I was born on my due date, which also happened to be on my parent’s wedding anniversary.
What would you rate 10/10? Any type of dark chocolate truffle
What’s your favorite TV show to binge? Madam Secretary

Jonathan Hays

Where are you from? Mobile, AL
College and year in school: University of South Alabama – Senior
What led you to public accounting? I thought public accounting would be the best sector to gain experience.
What are you most excited to do/learn during your internship at Wilkins Miller? I am excited to see how the accounting profession is applied outside of the classroom.
Favorite thing to do on a day off: Hang out with friends, watch sports, or play video games
What’s an interesting fact about you? I have three siblings and they are all girls.
What would you rate 10/10? The smell of a freshly cut lawn
What’s your favorite TV show to binge? Binge? The Office. My two favorite shows of all time however are Breaking Bad and Band of Brothers.

Emily Trumbaturi

Where are you from? Hurley, MS
College and year in school: University of South Alabama – Senior
What led you to public accounting? I started my college career wanting to do engineering or nursing; however, I decided those paths were not for me, so I applied to South Alabama, where I took Mrs. Madden’s financial accounting class and fell in love!
What are you most excited to do/learn during your internship? I am most excited to implement the knowledge of the last four years of college into real-life situations, and complete genuine tax returns for different businesses and people.
Favorite thing to do on a day off: Playing with my dog, Penny
What’s an interesting fact about you? I love getting my nails done! I like to get different nail art designs based on the seasons and holidays!
What would you rate 10/10? Chicken Tender Pub Sub from Publix’s
What’s your favorite TV show to binge? The Big Bang Theory

Jacob Kurmann

Where are you from? Pace, FL
College and year in school: University of South Alabama – Graduated in December 2023
What led you to public accounting? I have experience in the field of industry accounting and wanted to learn more about the public side.
What are you most excited to do/learn during your internship? I am most excited about meeting new people and learning more about the profession.
Favorite thing to do on a day off: I like to play disc golf, play video games, play guitar or watch shows/movies.
What’s an interesting fact about you? I can play the trumpet, french horn, and guitar.
What would you rate 10/10? Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith
What’s your favorite TV show to binge? The Office