Our Management Team

Our Management Team

Harvin G. Lawhon

Harvin G. Lawhon

Partner CPA, CICA

Harvin is the founding partner of the audit practice at Desroches Partners. Having practiced public accounting for 18 years,

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Rod Desroches

Rod Desroches

Partner CPA

Rod L. Desroches, Jr., CPA, has been practicing public accounting for over 30 years.

 

 

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Thomas Palermo

Thomas Palermo

Partner CPA

Thomas is a founding partner at Desroches Partners, where his experience in tax preparation 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 …
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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 …
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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 and core values.

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Tony DeYoung

Tony DeYoung

PrincipalCPA

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, Investment Partnerships, Mortgage Banking, …

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Aaron R. MacPhie

Aaron R. MacPhie

PrincipalCPA

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. He …

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Mary Gauss

Mary Gauss

Senior Tax Manager CPA

As Senior Tax Manager, Mary is closely involved in relationships on all sides. By fostering and maintaining relationships of trust, communication stays active. Developing a deep understanding of clients’ businesses and their goals is imperative to guiding accounting staff to …
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David Gorkiewicz

David Gorkiewicz

Tax ManagerCPA

As 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. He is also responsible for ensuring compliance with laws, regulations, …
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Eny Ogwurike

Eny Ogwurike

Tax Manager CPA, CICA

It was a love of numbers that brought Eny to accounting, but it’s the satisfaction of watching her clients’ businesses grow and prosper that brings her real satisfaction in her career. She joined the profession in 2002, after graduating from …

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Lauren Cummings

Lauren Cummings

 Senior Audit ManagerCPA

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 …
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Cameron Webb

Cameron Webb

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 Tax Manager. He enjoys the client-facing nature of …
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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 maintain a competitive advantage in the marketplace…
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Alex Rubio

Alex Rubio

Audit ManagerCPA 

As an 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 are significant portions of her day-to-day activities…
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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.

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Locations

Houston Office

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

Dallas Office

3400 N. Central Expy, Suite 110-257
Richardson, TX 75080
Phone : 713.360.0800
Fax : 713.360.0801

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