Stephanie Shoemaker

Firm Administrator

Professional Experience

Stephanie began her career with Ernst & Young, LLP in Austin. There she served U.S. publically-held financial services companies in the Assurance and Advisory Business Services group for five years. She left Ernst & Young, LLP to join Endeavor Real Estate Group, an Austin-based commercial real estate development, property management and leasing company where she became Controller. Stephanie joined Maxwell Locke & Ritter in 2007. She was part of the niche teams serving local real estate and nonprofit clients in an audit and consulting capacity. In 2011, she was selected to be Firm Administrator.

As Firm Administrator, Stephanie is responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of the firm and affiliated entities and for the implementation of firm policies adopted by the Leadership Team of partners. The Firm Administrator position encompasses a wide range of activities with involvement in all phases of administration, human resources, finance and accounting, facilities and information technology. Stephanie works directly with the Leading Partner and Leadership Team of partners and is responsible for administering offices in Austin and Round Rock and overseeing administrative accounting staff employed through VITAE International, an affiliation of accounting firms around the globe utilizing accountants in India.


Texas A&M University
Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting
Master of Science in Finance


Current: Meals on Wheels, Volunteer

Past: The Trail Foundation, Treasurer; Animal Trustees of Austin, Treasurer; Real Estate Council of Austin, Member


American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants (TSCPA)

Maxwell Locke and Ritter Certified Public Accountants and Consultants