Carmel, Ind. – Sara Jacobi, director, and Phillip Jackson, senior manager, at Blue & Co., LLC in Columbus, Indiana, were recently recognized for service to their communities by the Indiana CPA Society.


Jacobi received an Outstanding Community Service Award, which recognizes outstanding service to the Society, CPA profession and community over a long period of time. She has dedicated over 10 years to volunteering with Big Brothers/Big Sisters, served as president of kidscommons, the Columbus Community Children’s Museum and on various United Way of Bartholomew County committees.


Jackson received the CPA Advocacy Award, which recognizes significant contributions advocating for the CPA profession through government relations. He has been closely involved with advocacy for the CPA profession and the Indiana CPA society for many years. His contributions to his employer include monitoring legislation, both from a tax and professional standpoint. He is the current vice-chair for the Society’s Tax Resource Advisory Council and attends the AICPA National Tax Conference on behalf of the Society. Jackson also served as an INCPAS Legislative Key Person, member of the Leadership Cabinet and a member of the Emerging Leaders Alliance.


The Indiana CPA Society recognizes distinguished CPAs who have served their professor and/or communities in an outstanding manner. The contributions these professionals make reflect positively on the individuals as well as the CPA profession. Awards were handed out during the May 13 CPA Celebration.


A full list of awardees and bios can be found at


About Blue and Co.

Blue & Co., LLC is an independent accounting and advisory firm with 400 people in 13 offices across Indiana, Ohio, Kentucky and Texas. Blue & Co.’s public accounting expertise includes the practice areas of: assurance, tax compliance and consulting, healthcare consulting, benefit plan services, valuation and litigation support, and business services and consulting. Its industry specializations include: healthcare, construction, nonprofit, manufacturing, distribution, technology, financial services organizations, and agribusiness.


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