A business is only as good as its people. Of all relationships, the one between a business and its main advisers is built on mutual trust and respect. Consistently, CPAs rank far ahead of other professions as a business's most trusted adviser.
Meet Our Leadership Team:
Ed Slovacek, CPA
Since 1974 Ed has provided tax, accounting and consulting services to businesses and professionals in the Brazos
Ed is a native of Byan and has lived all but four years in the community. He attended Bryan public schools where he lettered in football and basebal his junior and senior years. Ed helped to start the Bryan Fellowship of Christian Athletes as a junior.
Ed attended Texas A&M his freshman year and earned a 'Freshman Numeral' in baseball. Ed was one of three walk-ons out of 183 who earned a spot on the team. He transferred to the University of Texas in Austin after his freshman year and received a BBA with honors in 1972. While at Texas, Ed received the Texas Society of CPA's accounting Excellence Award and was named as one of the Outstanding Students of the College of Business.
Ed started his professional career in San Antonio, but returned to Bryan in 1974 and purchased a CPA practice. In 1976, Ed was one of the organizational officers of the Brazos Valley Chapter of the Texas Society of CPAs.
Ed became a Certified Public Accountant in 1974 and a Certified Financial Planner practitioner in 1986 and held the CFP designation through 2005. During 2009, Ed was recognized as a Certified Information Technology Professional (CITP) by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.
Ed has served as one of 17 participants in the Accountant and Advisor Customer Council for Intuit Inc, 2009-2010 and again for 2010-1011. The Accountant and Advisor Customer Council advises Intuit's Accounting Professional Division. The objectives of the Council are to: create an executive level forum to solicit the voice of accountants, consultants, and advisors - in order to proactively solicit these key customers' points of view on an on-going basis and to collect input regarding the direction of Intuit's strategy, product development, programs and services for accountants/consultants and their client.
2010 Newman 10 Business Performance Award
2011 Newman 10 Business Performance Award
Brazos Valley Chapter of the TSCPA
Texas Society of CPAs (TSCPA)
Texas Association of CPAs (TACPA)
American Institute of CPAs (AICPA)
Intuit's QuickBooks Professional Advisors' Program - Certified ProAdvisor
Sleeter's Consultant Network
Accountant and Advisor Customer Council for Intuit, Inc - Program Participant, 2009-2010 & 2010-2011.
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Charlie, a Bryan native, graduated from Texas A&M University in 1975 with a BBA in Accounting. He has experience working in and supervising both small & large accounting departments. He also has over 20 years experience working with clients on their various tax and accounting needs. Charlie joined the firm in 2006 & is the firm's Tax Manager and a Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor.
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Shana Weaver, CPA
Shana is a Texas Native and graduated from Texas A&M University in 1990 with a BBA in Accounting. She became a Certified Public Accountant in 1995 and has been serving tax and QuickBooks clients since 2005. Shana is a QuickBooks Certified ProAdvisor.
Shana joined the firm in 2018 as our Client Accounting Services Manager and prepares individual and business tax returns.
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Michelle has a BBA in Marketing from Texas A&M University and a BBA in Accounting from Sam Houston State University. She is a Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor.
Michelle joined the firm in 2018 and is responsible for managing our QuickBooks support services for clients as well as preparing individual and business tax returns.
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Collin is a Texas native and received his Bachelors in Agribusiness and a Masters in Accounting from Texas A&M University. Collin is an Army veteran having served 10 years with tours in Afghanistan and Kuwait.
Collin joined the firm in 2018 and is responsible for client accounting services and income tax preparation for businesses and individuals.
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