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Employee Spotlight - James Burnett

This edition of the FairShare Advisors Employee Spotlight features client manager James Burnett. This two-year member of our team thinks the best part of working at FairShare Advisors is using his traditional accounting background to creatively problem-solve forensic and valuation issues in a non-traditional litigation setting. James earned a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting degree from his alma mater, the University of North Georgia. We invite you to take a few minutes and get to know James better. 

What is one thing you cannot resist?

 I cannot resist sweets. I have a mean sweet tooth.

Sweet tooth, eh? What is your favorite sweet treat?

My Mom’s chocolate cake with fudgy frosting.

What is your personal motto or mantra? 

Be better today than you were yesterday.

What would you most like to tell yourself at age 13? 

Don’t grow up too fast. Enjoy those days of no responsibilities.

What would people be surprised to know about you? 

I enjoy riding motorcycles. My current ride is a Ducati Scrambler.

What is your favorite show to binge?

Hands down, The Office is the most binge-worthy on my list.

How did you pass time during the stay-at-home mandate? 

My wife and I spent a lot of time gardening in the backyard, and we dialed in our home workouts.

So much respect for your dedication to maintaining your exercise routine! What’s your workout of choice?

I’ve dabbled with Crossfit, but I’m consistent with weightlifting. My wife helps keep me accountable. 

Do you have a pet? 

Yes, I have a 90lb German Shepherd mutt named Indie.