Susan I. Adams, CPA, CGMA

Susan began her second career as a CPA after graduating from University of North Texas in 2004 with HM&M. Prior to joining HM&M; Susan worked for a large corporate retailer for 18 years. In this capacity, Susan worked in various divisions of the corporation. She served in various managerial positions within the corporate accounting departments. During her tenure she was project coordinator over a major accounting software conversion. As a shareholder, Susan performs a wide variety of diversified and complex tax-related tasks, including research, tax preparation, analysis and response to her clients’ IRS notices, and preparation of tax projections. She also assist clients with comprehensive tax planning and offers personalized tax consulting services. She has clients across a number of industries including real estate, oil & gas, and retail. Susan is a former President of the Fort Worth Chapter of the Texas Society of CPAs. She also served as Vice President of Programs and Co-Chair of the Social Events Committee for the Fort Worth Chapter. In 2017 she was awarded CPA of the Year by the Fort Worth Chapter of the Texas Society of CPAs. She is a former Board member of the Texas Society of CPAs. Susan recently served as a director on the board of the Accounting and Financial Women’s Alliance and former Chair of The Foundation of Accounting and Financial Women’s Alliance. Susan is the Past President of the Dallas Chapter of the Accounting and Financial Women’s Alliance. She is a board member of The Warm Place and Child Care Associates, Inc. In 2021, Susan was appointed by the Texas governor to the Texas State Board of Public Accountancy. Susan serves on the Accounting Advisory Board for the University of North Texas. She is also a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

Education:

B.B.A in Accounting from University of North Texas

Professional Affiliations:

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (Member)

Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants (Member)

Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants – Fort Worth Chapter (Member, 2015-2016 President)

Accounting and Finance Women’s Alliance (Member)

Accounting and Finance Women’s Alliance – Dallas Chapter (Member & Past Chapter President)

The Foundation of Accounting and Finance Women’s Alliance (Chair 2014-2015)

Tarrant County Bar Association – FW Business and Estate Council (Member)

The Warm Place and Child Care Associates, Inc. (Member)

Accounting Advisory Board for the University of North Texas (Member)

Texas State Board of Public Accountancy (Appointed by the Texas governor – Member)