Jack D. Oujo has been involved in the financial, insurance and accounting industries since 1981. A Certified Public Accountant, Certified Financial Planner, Personal Financial Specialist and Certified Senior Advisor, Jack currently conducts his practice in Wall, New Jersey. For 20 consecutive years, he has earned the HD Vest Top Producer Award and has been one of their Top 5 producers in the nation for the last ten years. As of 2015, he is the current #1 producer in the nation. NJ Monthly Magazine has named him a 5 Star Wealth Manager for the past three years. In both 2013 and 2014 Asbury Park Press Reader’s Choice Contest, Jack Oujo CPA, Inc. earned the “Best of the Best” award for Accountant/Accounting Firm. Jack graduated from Seton Hall University with a bachelor’s degree in Accounting and he went on to earn a Master’s degree in Taxation from Fairleigh Dickinson University.
His areas of business focus are in retirement, estate, and tax planning for his clientele of business owners, MLB umpires, physicians, high-net-worth individuals and retirees. Prior to his financial services affiliation, Jack had a successful career as a professional baseball umpire reaching the Class AAA level. He won the Joe Ryan Award as the highest rated umpiring prospect in the minor leagues in 1985.
Jack’s work philosophy is simple and direct: “I want to identify and satisfy the Wealth Management needs of my clients. I want to always place my clients’ financial well-being above my own.” Through consistent effort and a reputation for outstanding service, he has built a solid base of satisfied clients. His wide experience in the technical areas of financial, investment and tax planning enables Jack to evaluate each client’s current needs and long-term goals, and then formulate a strategy to pursue them.
Jack was named to the Financial Times FT400 list as one of the top 400 advisors in the nation in 2015.
As part of his community service activities, Jack has been an instructor of adult education classes in Freehold, NJ, treasurer of the Spring Lake Chamber of Commerce, and legislative chairman of the New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants. As a Coach and Board Member of the Brick American Little League, he helped lead the 14 year old All Stars to the only State Championship in the 45-year history of the league in 2005. He also coached the State runner-up team in 2010 with a different group of players. He has coached championship teams in the St. Dominic’s Basketball Recreational League. Jack recently served as the President of the NJ/NY Chapter of the College Baseball Umpires Association (CBUA). He was the Freshman Baseball Coach at St. Rose High School in Belmar, NJ for 4 seasons and has made significant donations to that program. He has run a successful youth baseball umpire program in the Brick American Baseball League for the past ten years. He played in the United States over 30 Baseball League for 18 years and won numerous championships and played in multiple All-Star games. He was inducted to the Old Bridge High School Wall of Fame June 6, 2013.
Jack is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Institute of Certified Financial Planners. In his leisure, Jack enjoys golf and baseball. He and his wife, Eileen and their three children reside in the Sea Girt Estates section of Wall, New Jersey. His daughter, Kaitlin, is a graduate student at Columbia University in New York City. His son, Chris, is one of the youngest commercial airline pilots in the country flying for Delta Airlines out of LaGuardia. His son, Matthew, is a freshman at Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton, Florida where he is majoring in Accounting/Taxation. He is also on their baseball team after winning All-Division honors while attending St. Rose High School in Belmar, New Jersey.
*Investment and financial planning services are offered by Jack Oujo through his affiliation with HD Vest.