Jay Tompkins and Matt Odom, formerly of Karlins, Ramey & Tompkins, join MiddletonRaines+Zapata to head up the firm's new office in The Woodlands. Tompkins will serve as Partner-in-charge of the office and Odom will serve as its Audit Partner. With them come 18 members of their taxation, assurance, and business valuation teams.
Tompkins brings years of experience in the oil and gas and real estate industries, with particular expertise in business and individual taxation. Odom contributes a background in assurance services and years of experience in the construction, oil and gas, and manufacturing sectors. Of the move, Tompkins says, "We are extremely excited about the opportunity to provide an expanded level of service and expertise to our clients and employees with this move."
The Woodlands office will be MiddletonRaines+Zapata's fourth location. The firm is headquartered in Houston TX, with additional locations in Bellaire and Rock Hill, SC. The Woodlands group also brings business valuation services to the table, a key offering to expand MiddletonRaines+Zapata's service set. MiddletonRaines+Zapata Managing Partner Wesley Middleton expressed his excitement for the expanding team and opportunities, saying, "My partners and I have known Jay for a long time and his team mirrors our culture, a perfect fit. We are excited that this addition brings our firm to over 100 employees and provides a strong entry in a strategic market."
The Woodlands office is currently located at 8505 Technology Forest Place, Suite 702.
MiddletonRaines + Zapata provides personal and commercial accounting services including tax, audit, and consulting, with a focus in the construction, manufacturing, healthcare, real estate, and oil and gas industries. The firm has developed a reputation for crafting innovative tax solutions to improve their clients' financial positions. Their unique approach is built on a foundation of technical expertise, close client relationships, and a persistent curiosity to find new ways to better serve their clients. To learn more about MiddletonRaines+Zapata,visit www.middletonraines.com.