Jacob Franklin portrait

Jacob Franklin


Raised in Brookings, South Dakota, Jake currently lives in Grand Forks, North Dakota with his wife, Lana, and their two daughters. He enjoys the area for the wonderful community that it offers. Jake likes to spend his free time camping, doing yard work, and cheering on his favorite sports teams, the Green Bay Packers, the UND hockey team, and the Minnesota Twins. When he has the opportunity to travel, he enjoys going “anyplace warm.”

Jake entered the accounting industry in 2008 and joined the Brady Martz team in 2013. In 2020 he became a firm shareholder. In his current capacity, Jake’s primary focus is on serving clients in the agriculture industry. He performs primarily tax work, including international tax.

A friendly professional, Jake strives to get to know his clients well in order to best aid them in pursuit of their goals. He is strongly committed to serving his clients, his teammates, and the firm to the best of his abilities.

Designations & Certifications

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) – North Dakota


  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • North Dakota CPA Society (NDCPAS)
  • Minnesota Society of CPAs (MNCPA)


  • University of North Dakota (2008)