Our Management Team

Harvin G. Lawhon

Harvin G. Lawhon

Partner CPA, CICA

Harvin founded the Assurance Practice at Desroches Partners in 2013. His career comprises over 18 years in public accounting. Harvin has served a variety of different industries …

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Rod Desroches

Rod Desroches

Partner CPA

Rod L. Desroches, Jr., CPA, has been practicing public accounting for over 30 years. Prior to establishing Desroches Partners, Rod served as a senior partner/managing partner of Gainer, Donnelly & Desroches, LLP …

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Thomas Palermo

Thomas Palermo

Partner CPA

Thomas is a founding partner at Desroches Partners, where his 20 years of experience in tax and business consulting services is key to serving the individuals the firm is proud to have as clientele…

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Chrissy Wilson

Chrissy Wilson

Partner CPA

Chrissy is a founding partner at Desroches Partners, where her knowledge of family partnerships, estate and trust taxation are instrumental to the firm’s reputation for detail and accuracy …

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Lief Nixon

Lief Nixon

Partner CPA

Lief brings over 25 years of practical tax experience and a global perspective to bring solutions and ideas to our clients and their evolving business, planning and accounting needs …

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Tony DeYoung

Tony DeYoung

PartnerCPA

Tony has over twelve years of experience in public accounting and has provided tax and financial advisory services to both publicly-traded and privately-held businesses in a variety of industries, including Manufacturing and Distribution, Healthcare, Real Estate …

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Aaron R. MacPhie

Aaron R. MacPhie

Partner / Tax DirectorCPA

Aaron’s experience in tax encompasses 22 years, 5 of which were with the tax groups of Big 4 accounting firms. He has worked extensively with multinational, multi-state, public and privately held businesses, as well as high net worth individuals. …

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Lauren Cummings

Lauren Cummings

 PartnerCPA

While Lauren started her first job in public accounting in 2012, she’s been around the business her entire life, watching her parents run a CPA firm in Dallas. It was a natural fit when it came time to choosing a program at Stephen F. Austin State University

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Tim McKenzie

Tim McKenzie

Chief Operating Officer 

Tim serves Desroches Partners as the Chief Operating Officer. An experienced, versatile executive with a deep understanding of operational excellence and leadership, Tim has the vision necessary to foster practice growth while preserving alignment with the firm’s mission …

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David Gorkiewicz

David Gorkiewicz

Senior Tax ManagerCPA

As Senior Tax Manager, David coordinates between clients and staff to deliver clean, comprehensive tax services. He delegates work to the team and sees that it is performed accurately and efficiently.

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Cameron Webb

Cameron Webb

Senior Tax ManagerCPA 

Cameron joined Desroches Partners in 2012, upon graduating from the University of Houston with a degree in Accounting. As the firm’s first staff position, he has since grown into the role of Senior Tax Manager. He enjoys the client-facing nature of …

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Rachel White

Rachel White

Senior Tax ManagerCPA 

As Senior Tax Manager in our Dallas practice, Rachel works closely with clients to understand their unique situations and objectives, and coordinates her team in crafting targeted solutions. As a problem solver, she enjoys accounting for the practicality …

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Alex Rubio

Alex Rubio

Senior Audit ManagerCPA 

As Senior Audit Manager with Desroches Partners, Alex is responsible for planning and executing financial audits and reviews for clients. She also manages the firm’s 401(k) Audit Practice. Working closely with clients, delegating responsibilities, and developing her staff …

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Andrew Hanson

Andrew Hanson

Tax ManagerCPA 

Andrew knew from a young age that he wanted to work with numbers. After being inspired by an accounting course in high school, he mapped a deliberate path through college and entered the industry after graduating from the University of Houston …

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Nan Ye

Nan Ye

Tax ManagerCPA 

As a Tax Manager with Desroches Partners, Nan oversees and trains tax staff, reviews returns, and consults clients on tax strategy. With an aptitude and disposition for numbers, she enjoys the strategic aspect of her job and the impact she makes in helping clients…

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Ryan Fisher

Ryan Fisher

Audit ManagerCPA 

As an Audit Manager with Desroches Partners, Ryan is concurrently responsible for both building client relationships, and for maintaining a thorough understanding of client operations, financial conditions, and the industries in which they operate …

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Jeremy Leonhardt

Jeremy Leonhardt

CAS Manager

One of the best things about accounting–in Jeremy’s view–is the constant opportunity to see different businesses from right up close. He finds both their nuances and their many similarities fascinating …

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Rhonda Goolsby

Rhonda Goolsby

CAS Manager

Rhonda began working as an accountant from a very young age. During her formative years, her mother–a small business owner–recruited her to assist with accounting duties …

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Desroches Partners, LLP, located in West Houston and North Dallas, offers a complete range of tax, assurance and consulting services to a diverse portfolio of clients.

Locations

Houston Office

840 Gessner, Suite 350
Houston, Texas 77024
Phone : 713.360.0800
Fax : 713.360.0801

Dallas Office

2745 Dallas Parkway, Suite 420
Plano, TX 75093
Phone : 972.928.9690
Fax : 713.360.0801

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