GRA - OUR VALUES & MISSION
We believe that what lies beneath the surface is the most important foundation for any business. Transparency and communication are important to us, as well as cost effective financial services.
Operating with integrity is the basis of our firm. Through integrity we create trust, and strengthen relationships in our firm and with you, our clients.
We believe that everything can be done with excellence. From emptying the trash, to developing complex internal controls, to keeping you compliant, GRA strives towards excellence.
We believe that growth is the ultimate sign of health. We want your business to be healthy and to grow to its full potential. We strive to provide you with the financial tools you need to do this.
Our mission is to empower you as the business owner by providing top notch financial services, with integrity & excellence, generating healthy growth.
MEET THE TEAM
Born and raised in County Wicklow, Ireland, Renate moved to Texas in 2007. After obtaining the Accounting Technicians of Ireland qualification in 2005 (ATI), she went on to graduate Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor's in Management & Accounting from DeVry University in 2008. In 2010 she earned, with distinction, a Master's in Accounting & Financial Management from Keller Graduate School of Management.
With over 15 years of experience in domestic and international accounting in various industries, in both private and public accounting Renate most enjoys helping small businesses gain financial freedom through cleaning up their books, retraining, and providing ongoing support to stay compliant. She has a passion for simplifying and improving processes, and developing great working relationships with business owners and their staff.
Renate is a Certified ProAdvisor for QuickBooks Online and is a member of the Texas Society of CPAs (TSCPA). She is currently working to obtain her CPA license - expected in the fall!
Renate loves to travel and has been to many countries around the world, most recently, Monaco and Australia. She usually travels home to Ireland every year to get her fill on fresh fish n chips, lots of family time, walks on the beach & plenty of cups of tea on Mum's couch.
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