Padgett, Stratemann & Co., L.L.P. (PS&Co.), one of Texas’ premier CPA and business advisory firms, is pleased to announce several new promotions throughout the firm.
Will Kothmann, CPA – Will is the newest audit partner at PS&Co. He has more than ten years of public accounting experience serving energy, retail, construction, manufacturing, and distribution industries. Will has a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Texas A&M University in College Station and is involved with the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), the Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants (TSCPA), the San Antonio Chapter of TSCPA, and the Petroleum Accountants Society of San Antonio. He was named one of the San Antonio Business Journal’s “40 Under 40” in 2012. Will is a 2010 graduate of the North San Antonio Chamber of Commerce Leadership Lab program, the treasurer of the Phil Hardberger Park Conservancy, and a committee member of S.A.L.E. for Kids for San Antonio Livestock Exposition.
Leo Munoz, CPA/CFF, CFE – Leo is a senior manager and has been promoted to partner-in-training. He has more than 24 years of accounting, finance, and management experience in public accounting, in industry, and as a business owner. He spent six years in public accounting in the audit department of a national public accounting firm, nine years in various director-level financial positions with a publicly-held company, and three years as a partner in a real estate investment company. He holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting from St. Mary’s University, San Antonio, Texas and is a certified public accountant, a certified fraud examiner and is certified in financial forensics. Leo is a member of the AICPA, TSCPA, and the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE) and is a graduate of Leadership San Antonio Class 38.
Renee Foshee, J.D., LL.M. (Taxation), CPA – Renee has been promoted to manager in the tax department. She is an attorney, a certified public accountant, and a former adjunct professor of accounting. Her practice is concentrated in federal and international tax issues. Renee holds a LL.M. in taxation from the SMU School of Law in Dallas, a juris doctorate from the Texas Tech School of Law, and a master of accountancy from Texas State University in San Marcos. She is active in the Bexar County Women’s Bar Association, the AICPA, serves on the board of directors of the TSCPA and the San Antonio CPA Society, and is the treasurer of the International Law Section of the San Antonio Bar Association.
Alissa Hatch, CPA – Alissa has been promoted to tax manager. She specializes in tax compliance and planning within the private client services niche, working with high-wealth individuals and family-owned businesses, and in the financial institutions niche. Alissa has a BBA and a master’s of accountancy from The University of Iowa in Iowa City, Iowa and is a certified public accountant. She is a member of the AICPA, the TSCPA, the San Antonio Chapter of the TSCPA, and serves as the treasurer for the Alamo City Cancer Council.
Michelle Hyde, CPA – Michelle has been promoted to audit manager. She primarily serves the public sector industry and audits various public sector entities, including school districts, not-for-profits, municipalities, local government agencies, and various state agencies. She has more than 13 years of accounting experience and holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting from The University of Texas at San Antonio, and is a certified public accountant. Michelle is a member of the AICPA, the TSCPA, and the San Antonio Chapter of TSCPA.
Linda Niblett, CPA – Linda has been promoted to a manager in the audit department. She has more than seven years of public accounting experience, primarily in financial and compliance auditing for state and local governments and not-for-profit organizations. She also has audit experience in the manufacturing, construction, and insurance industries.Linda has a bachelor’s degree in accounting and finance from St. Edward’s University in Austin and is a member of the AICPA and the TSCPA.
Matt Turner, CPA – Matt has been promoted to manager in the audit department.He has more than seven years of public accounting experience, including services provided to the manufacturing, retail and distribution, construction, and banking industries. Matt has a master’s and bachelor’s degree in accounting from Trinity University in San Antonio, is a certified public accountant, and is a member of the AICPA and the TSCPA.
PS&Co. is one of Texas’ largest locally-owned CPA and business advisory firms. In business since 1945, PS&Co. has offices in San Antonio and Austin. The firm is dedicated to professional excellence, integrity, and community service. PS&Co. provides a range of sophisticated accounting, audit, tax, and other business advisory services for both publicly-traded and private companies. Its experienced professionals serve clients in various industries, including banking, construction, communication, entertainment, government-based, non-profit, medical, professional services, manufacturing, retail, distribution, technology, insurance, oil and gas, and real estate. PS&Co. is a member of the RSM McGladrey Network, the premier affiliation of independent accounting and consulting firms in the nation. To learn more about our services, visit www.padgett-cpa.com.