Jon DeWaard was named Vice President, Tax for Coca-Cola Bottling Company UNITED, Inc. (UNITED) in May 2021. Jon and his team are responsible for strategic tax planning, legal entity restructuring and tax-related compliance. He previously served as Director of Tax Planning and Compliance since 2011.
Jon is an alumnus of The University of Alabama, where he earned his bachelor’s degree in accounting in 1998. Prior to joining UNITED in 2006, Jon was a Certified Public Accountant for Gordon Hughes & Banks, LLP in Denver, Colorado and later Christian & Denaburg, P.C. in Birmingham, Alabama. He previously served on the Board of Directors for Easter Seals of the Birmingham Area.
Jon and his wife, Laura Ann, reside in Vestavia Hills, Alabama and have two daughters, Emilyn and Hadley. He enjoys golfing, hunting and fly fishing.