Marcus D. Rau, Jr., CPA
Marcus is a lifelong resident of Nassau County, and attended Jacksonville University on a full Presidential Scholarship, where he earned a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from JU's Davis College of Business, graduating cum laude. Marcus joined The Hurst Company in 2006 as a staff accountant and has been involved in all tax, audit and financial processes of the firm during his tenure. Marcus was promoted to the position of tax manager in April 2012 upon passing the Certified Public Accountant exam, and to the position of tax principal in 2018. He oversees the tax department of the firm.
Marcus is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants and is involved in many other local community organizations such as the Amelia Island Professional Advisory Council of the Community Foundation for Northeast Florida, and the Amelia Community Theater. He and his wife are also active members of the Journey Church of Fernandina Beach, where he serves as a Worship Leader.