Certified Public Accountants – Denton, TX

John E. Baines — Office and Administration Services in Denton, TX
John E. Baines, MBA, CPA
John E. Baines
John graduated from the University of Houston in 1977 with a degree in business, and later graduated from the University of Texas at Arlington in 1981 with a MBA in accounting business management and systems design. John’s extensive work experience is highlighted by over 10 years with fortune 100 Companies where his responsibilities involved companies ranging from $350 million to $6 billion in assets and holdings. He obtained his CPA certification in 1983. He currently resides in Denton, Texas with his wife Tracey, two children and four grandchildren. He began his thriving practice in Denton in 1986. He is a community leader and donates most of his free time to charitable organizations. His volunteer efforts are within the City of Denton, the DFW Metroplex and at the State level.
Simone Anderson Royster — Office and Administration Services in Denton, TX
Simone Anderson Royster, BS, CPA - Production Supervisor
Simone Anderson Royster
Simone attended the University of North Texas and graduated with a Bachelor of science degree in accounting. she began her internship with John Baines in 1991 and received her CPA certification in 1996. She has been a valuable asset to this accounting firm for 25 years. Her client service experience ranges in size from multi-state small business clients assets of $30 million to local small business clients. Her specialties include tax preparation, bookkeeping, and financial statement preparation. She has contributed greatly to the Denton Community as well by serving on serval boards and charities. She resides in Denton with her husband, John and her two daughters.
Alexandra Jeffcoat — Office and Administration Services in Denton, TX
Alexandra Jeffcoat
Bachelor of Arts
Executive Assistant
Alexandra Jeffcoat
Alexandra is a native of Austria; She is bilingual in German and English. Alexandra has been with the company since 2016. She holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree from Texas Woman's University. She is a notary public, handles John's schedule, and assists with all incoming projects, as well as those leaving the office. As John's Executive Assistant, she is the liaison for all of his many community efforts. She current;y resides in Sanger, Texas and has two adult children.
Gloria Houts — Office and Administration Services in Denton, TX
Gloria Houts
Office Manager
Gloria Houts
Gloria has been with the company for 17 years. In addition to being the office manger, she is in charge of our software and IT matters. She is a recognized professional in both Payroll and QuickBooks matters. She resides in Denton, Texas with her youngest son. Gloria brings a vast array of business experience and leadership to the firm and is conversant and knowledgeable in all areas of the business.
Sarah Heddin — Office and Administration Services in Denton, TX
Sarah Heddin
Administrative Assistant
Sarah Heddin
Sarah has been with the company for 14 years. She assists with bookkeeping, payroll, taxes and client relations. She is pursuing her Bachelors in Business Administration degree with a specialization in accounting. She is also a certified tax preparer and notary public. She currently resides in Justin, Texas with her husband Nolan and two daughters. Her knowledge and office experience contributes immensely to the success of the office
Belinda McCloud — Office and Administration Services in Denton, TX
Belinda McCloud
Administrative Assistant
Belinda McCloud
Belinda joined the company on 2016. She brings many years of customer service and billing experience to the company. She also assists with bookkeeping, receptionist duties and word processing for the office. She currently lives in Denton, Texas with her husband. Belinda's addition to the firm makes our organization both stronger and better.
David Dawodu — Office and Administration Services in Denton, TX
David Dawodu, BA
Staff Accountant
David Dawodu
David has been with the company for 6 years. He graduated from The University of North Texas in 2010, with a degree in accounting. David is a certified tax preparer and prepares all personal, corporate, partnership and payroll tax returns. David is a primary associate in the Production Dept. of the company. David assists with all bookkeeping related projects. His role is vital and necessary for the success of the company. He currently resides in Denton. David is a valued person to this company.