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Kathryn Sharp, CPA
Kathryn Sharp, CPA

My education assures you that I understand tax, accounting and business:

  • Master of Science in Taxation from the University of Texas at Arlington in 2005
  • Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting from Texas Lutheran University in 1996. Summa Cum Laude

My experience assures you that I have put this education to work:

  • 15 years of Public Accounting working for:
    • Kathryn Sharp, CPA
    • Ernst & Young LLP (3rd largest accounting firm in the world)
    • Carneiro, Chumney & Company (a San Antonio firm established in 1929)
  • 19 years as a Tax Executive for:
    • La Quinta Inns (National hotel chain)
    • Aviall Services ($3.5 billion global aerospace supply chain)
    • Harry & David ($500 million corporate gift basket manufacturer and retailer)
    • Stage Stores (Nationwide retailer includes Palais Royal, Bealls, Goody’s, Gordmans and Peebles)

My life experiences assure you that I care:

I am happily married to a retired Houston Fire Fighter and Paramedic. Together we share six sons, a daughter and six grandchildren. We built our home in Dayton in 2012 and stay active in our community through the Liberty County Master Gardeners, the White Oak Trails HOA, Rotary Club International and the Dayton Chamber of Commerce.

I have many years of involvement in professional organizations

  • Texas Retailer’s Association – Secretary, Treasurer, Chair-elect
  • National Retail Federation – Tax Committee member
  • Tax Executives Institute
  • Texas State Society of CPAs – Peer Assistance Committee
  • American Institute of CPAs
  • Accounting and Financial Women’s Alliance – National Director, National Secretary, Nation Treasurer, San Antonio Chapter President