Staff

Meet our Team!

At Curtis Blakely & Co., PC, we are a respected team of highly trained professionals ready to provide customized accounting, tax, and consulting services for you and your business organization.

Kathy Jackson, CPA
Kathy Jackson, CPA
Principal

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Kathy Jackson, CPA
Principal

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  • Graduate of Centenary College of Louisiana with a Bachelor of Science in accounting.
  • Joined firm in 1994 after 1-1/2 years experience with Spicer and Oppenheim, Dallas and 3-1/2 years experience with Arthur Andersen, Dallas.
  • Active in firm's audit, consulting, and tax services for independent and cooperative telcos and nonregulated subsidiaries, with special emphasis on record retention
Tessa Fowler, CPA/CFE
Tessa Fowler, CPA/CFE
Senior Audit Manager

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Tessa Fowler, CPA/CFE
Senior Audit Manager

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  • Graduate of University of Texas at Tyler with Bachelor of Business Administration in accounting 
  • Joined firm in 2000 
  • Active in firm's audit, consulting and tax services 
  • Holds the designation of Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE)
Kristin Hildebrand, CPA/AEP®
Kristin Hildebrand, CPA/AEP®
Senior Tax Manager

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Kristin Hildebrand, CPA/AEP®
Senior Tax Manager

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  • Graduate of Louisiana Tech University with a Bachelor of Science in accounting
  • Holds a Masters of Professional Accountancy 
  • Joined firm in 2005 
  • Active in firm's audit, consulting and tax services
  • Accredited Estate Planner® designee
Rachel Day, CPA
Rachel Day, CPA
Senior Tax Manager, Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor

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Rachel Day, CPA
Senior Tax Manager, Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor

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  • Graduate of Southern Methodist University with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting, Bachelors of Arts in Spanish
  • Holds a Master of Science in Accounting 
  • Joined Firm in 2008 
  • Active in firm's audit, consulting and tax services 
  • Quickbooks ProAdvisor since 2015
Connie Wilson, CPA
Connie Wilson, CPA
Accounting Manager

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Connie Wilson, CPA
Accounting Manager

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  • Graduate of North Texas State University with Bachelor of Business Administration in accounting
  • Holds a Master of Business Administration in accounting
  • Joined firm in 2000 after 16 years in public accounting and 4‑1/2 years in private industry 
  • Active in firm's tax and accounting services
Mitchell McCoy, CPA
Mitchell McCoy, CPA
Audit Manager

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Mitchell McCoy, CPA
Audit Manager

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  • Graduate of Stephen F. Austin State University with a Bachelor of Business Administration
  • Holds a Master of Professional Accountancy 
  • Joined firm in 2013 
  • Active in firm's audit, consulting and tax services
Brittany McCloskey, CPA
Brittany McCloskey, CPA
Senior Associate

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Brittany McCloskey, CPA
Senior Associate

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  • Graduate of Texas A&M University with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting
  • Holds a Master of Science in Accounting 
  • Joined the firm in 2013 
  • Active in firm's audit, consulting and tax services
Rebecca VanNattan, CPA
Rebecca VanNattan, CPA
Senior Associate

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Rebecca VanNattan, CPA
Senior Associate

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  • Graduate of LeTourneau University with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting
  • Holds a Master of Business Administration 
  • Joined firm in 2014
  • Active in firm's audit, consulting and tax services
Kody Chapman
Kody Chapman, CPA
Senior Associate

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Kody Chapman, CPA
Senior Associate

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  • Graduate of Stephen F. Austin State University with a Master of Professional Accountancy 
  • Joined firm in 2015 
  • Active in firm's audit, consulting and tax services
Christy Smith, CPA
Christy Smith, CPA
Associate, Certified Quickbooks ProAdvisor

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Christy Smith, CPA
Associate, Certified Quickbooks ProAdvisor

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  • Graduate of UT Tyler with Bachelor of Business Administration in accounting 
  • Joined firm in 2009 
  • Active in firm's consulting and tax services 
  • Quickbooks ProAdvisor since 2009
Meaghan Raugust
Meaghan Raugust
Associate

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Meaghan Raugust
Associate

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  • Graduate of University of Texas at Tyler with a Bachelor Degree in Accounting
  • Holds a Master of Accountancy 
  • Joined firm in 2014
  • Active in firm's audit, consulting and tax services
Kyle Niehaus
Kyle Niehaus
Associate

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Kyle Niehaus
Associate

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  • Graduate of University of Texas at Tyler with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting
  • Graduate of Texas A&M University with a BS in Agricultural Economics 
  • Joined firm in 2016 
  • Active in firm's audit, consulting and tax services
Jacob Atwood
Jacob Atwood
Associate

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Jacob Atwood
Associate

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  • Graduate of University of Houston with a Bachelor of Science, Accounting
  • Holds a Master of Science, Accounting from the University of Houston, Clear Lake
  • Joined firm in 2016 
  • Active in firm's consulting and tax services
Trevor Arden
Trevor Arden
Associate

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Trevor Arden
Associate

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  • Graduate of UT Tyler with Bachelor of Business Administration in accounting 
  • Joined firm in 2017 
  • Active in firm's audit, consulting and tax services 
Mary Gooch
Mary Gooch
Client Services Manager, Certified Quickbooks ProAdvisor

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Mary Gooch
Client Services Manager, Certified Quickbooks ProAdvisor

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  • Joined firm in 1995 
  • Client Services Staff Performing primarily write-up and tax services 
  • Quickbooks ProAdvisor since 2007
  • Provides on-site software assistance of Quickbooks
Mary Taylor, CPA
Mary Taylor, CPA
Client Services

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Mary Taylor, CPA
Client Services

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  • Joined firm in 2010 
  • Client Services staff performing primarily write-up and tax services 
  • Provides on-site software assistance of Quickbooks 
Val Allen
Val Allen
Client Services

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Val Allen
Client Services

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  • Joined firm in 2015 
  • Client Services staff performing primarily write-up and tax services 
  • Over 25 years public accounting experience 
  • Provides on-site software assistance of Quickbooks
Debora Remy
Debora Remy
Office Manager

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Debora Remy
Office Manager

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  • Performs administrative duties to all shareholders 
  • Handles firm's bookkeeping and payroll functions
  • Handles Human resource functions 
  • Oversees tax related issues such as extensions and filing procedures
Nancye Alston
Nancye Alston
Accounting & Audit Assistant

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Nancye Alston
Accounting & Audit Assistant

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  • Provides assistance relative to audit procedures 
  • Valuation services 
  • Regulatory filings and accounting services 
  • Oversees all audit-related processing 
  • Provides payroll processing for clients as needed
Carol Caldwell
Carol Caldwell
Administrative Assistant

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Carol Caldwell
Administrative Assistant

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  • Performs secretarial duties
  • Customer billing 
  • Accounts payable 
  • Processing of tax returns
  • Assist clients as needed
Lacy Akkerman
Lacy Akkerman
Administrative Assistant

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Lacy Akkerman
Administrative Assistant

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  • Performs secretarial duties
  • Customer billing 
  • Accounts payable 
  • Processing of tax returns
  • Assist clients as needed
Tasha Martin
Tasha Martin
Administrative Assistant

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Tasha Martin
Administrative Assistant

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  • Performs secretarial duties
  • Customer billing 
  • Accounts payable 
  • Processing of tax returns
  • Assist clients as needed
Todd McElmurry
Todd McElmurry
Network Administrator

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Todd McElmurry
Network Administrator

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  • Graduate of Texas State Technical College, Marshall, Texas
  • Associate Degree in Computer Networking 
  • Joined firm in 2003 
  • Responsible for maintaining companies software, hardware and networking needs
  • Provides remote installation, maintenance and support for client networks as needed