In January 1999, Brenda joined the firm to aid with its growing client base. Since becoming a CPA in 1991, her accounting experience has involved federal and state tax returns, trust and estate returns and payroll tax reporting. She continues to provide reporting and compliance work for individuals, corporations, partnerships and fiduciaries as well as for not-for-profit organizations. Her research of the various tax and reporting changes also continues to assist clients and staff to stay informed.
Before moving to Houston in 1977, Brenda received her Bachelor Degree in Business Administration from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville in 1974. Following extensive experience in the area of payroll tax and thrift plans for a large oil company, she returned to school and received a Masters in Professional Accounting from the University of Texas in Arlington in 1988. She is a member of the Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants and the East Texas Chapter of Certified Public Accountants.
Since moving to Tyler in 1997 with her husband, Brenda has raised her two children and a menagerie of creatures. Her favorite has to be her dachshunds. She enjoys traveling, skiing, and college football (Go Vols!—Go TCU Horned Frogs!—Roll Tide!).