Fort Worth-based Weaver on Feb. 1 announced the acquisition of Houston-based Condon & Co. P.C.;s tax practice.
This merger marks an expansion ofWeaver’s tax and strategic business services practice and adds three partners and seven employees to the firm. Irma Hernandez, CPA, Michael Landry, CPA and Ryan Currie, J.D. join Weaver as partners in the Houston office.
“Having the Condon team join Weaver is a great opportunity for us,” said John Mackel, Weaver’s managing partner and CEO. “We look forward to working with our three new talented tax partners, Irma, Michael and Ryan, and new staff to expand our tax practice in the greater Houston area.”
Here are profiles of the new partners:
Irma Hernandez, CPA
With more than 13 years of tax and public accounting experience, Hernandez specializes in advising private equity firms and oil and gas, manufacturing and hospitality companies on tax compliance and planning strategies. She also focuses on business development efforts to support growth objectives. Hernandez is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants (TSCPA). She earned a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in accounting from the University of Houston.
Michael Landry, CPA
Landry has 22 years of experience in public accounting. He manages and delivers tax consulting, planning and compliance services to middle-market companies, high-net-worth individuals and entrepreneurs. Landry has substantial industry experience in oil and gas and private equity. He offers planning and transactional analysis of mergers and acquisitions, as well as other frequently encountered issues involving after-tax family wealth accumulation and estate matters. Landry is a member of the TSCPA and the tax section of the AICPA. He earned a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in accounting from the University of Houston.
Ryan Currie, J.D.
Currie has 15 years of experience assisting clients with a broad range of global and domestic tax planning. He helps clients in the financial services, manufacturing and oil and gas industries improve tax function effectiveness through technology and process solutions for middle-market companies. He is a member of the bar in the states of New Jersey and New York. Currie earned a Juris Doctor degree from Brooklyn Law School and a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in information and operations management from Texas A&M University.
“The combination of our teams positions Weaver to increase the value, services and knowledge we bring to companies in Houston, across Texas and across the country,” said Sean Muller, CPA and partner-in-charge of Weaver’s Southwest Texas tax and strategic business services. “In addition to the new partners and staff, we also add a sizeable client base that we can build on in the future.”
Condon & Company, established in 2004, is based in Houston and has a presence in New York.