Founders

In 1977, Curtis and Rose Blakely opened the doors to their new business with just a bookkeeper and secretary. Today, Curtis Blakely & Co., PC is a thriving organization with a staff of nearly 30 and a respected leader in our industry.

Curtis and Rose Blakely set the tone and the future of our company with their honesty, integrity, and responsiveness to the needs of their clients. Those same attributes guide us today.

Curtis and Rose Blakely

Curtis Blakely graduated from the University of North Texas with a Bachelor of Business Administration in accounting. He served two years with the Army Audit Agency in Ft. Sam Houston, Texas. He began work in public accounting in 1958 and was a partner with another local CPA firm before co-founding Curtis Blakely & Co., PC in 1977. 

Rose Blakely graduated from the University of Arkansas with a Bachelor of Science in accounting. She began work in public accounting in 1972, and spent a year in the private sector in 1975, then helped co-found Curtis Blakely & Co., PC in 1977. Her roles at the firm included auditing, consulting, and assisting clients with mergers, acquisitions, and dispositions of businesses. Rose also has extensive experience in presenting seminars on a statewide and national level.

Curtis and Rose’s leadership, work ethic, and attentiveness to the needs of their clients continue to inspire all of us at Curtis Blakely & Co., PC, and we are proud to carry on their mission of providing professional accounting, tax, and consulting services vital to our clients’ success.