Employees

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   Tom Umstattd, CPA

Tom has been in public accounting since 1980 when he received a B.B.A. in accounting from the University of Texas at Austin.  He became certified in 1983 and began his own accounting firm.  After working 5 years in Houston, this native Austinite returned home.  His memberships include the American Institute of CPAs, Texas Society of CPAs, and Austin Chapter of TSCPA. Tom is president of VPCI, serves on several boards, and is a co-founder of the Austin Rhetoric Club. He is a committed believer and church member. He has been happily married to Ginger since 1979 and they have 5 children.

 


Karen Turner – Office Manager

Karen joined our firm in March 2010. She now serves as office manager. Karen organizes bookkeeping, records management, and all areas of the office. She graduated from DeVry University with her B.S. in Technical Management in 2014 and has just earned her M.B.A. with a concentration in accounting.

 

 


Cynthia Umstattd, CPA –  Tax Preparer

Cynthia worked for several years as an intern. Since earning her B.B.A. in accounting from the University of Mary-Hardin Baylor, she has served as a full-time tax preparer and bookkeeper. Cynthia earned her CPA license in May 2018. She is a committed follower of Jesus.


Aaron Lerma, CPA – Tax Preparer

As the newest member of the team, Aaron Lerma began working for Tom Umstattd, CPA in 2014 as a tax preparer. He received his B.B.A from Thomas Edison State College in 2008. Aaron earned his CPA license in November 2015.

 

 


  Lorraine Mahan – Office Assistant to the Tax Preparers IMG_1737

Lorraine Mahan serves as an Office Assistant to the Tax Preparers.  Lorraine’s resume includes working as a legal assistant and as a teacher.  She has 4 grown children and 7 young grandchildren. She enjoys family time, piano, gardening, and talking with friends.