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Kyle Parks, CPA

Tax Partner & Incoming Leading Partner

Professional Experience

Kyle joined Maxwell Locke & Ritter in 2004 after spending 10 years with Ernst & Young’s Austin office. He specializes in corporate tax planning, merger and acquisition structuring, and IRS compliance and reporting requirements. In addition, he has extensive experience with representing and assisting clients before the IRS. Kyle is a leader on ML&R’s business development and recruiting teams and serves a wide array of clients who are representative of the area’s economy.

Effective January 1, 2019, Kyle will transition into Maxwell Locke & Ritter’s Leading Partner. “I’m tremendously honored to serve as the Leading Partner for Maxwell Locke & Ritter and look forward to continuing our excellent traditions. We will maintain our focus on retaining strong talent and providing quality, responsive service to our clients.   Likewise, we will continue to encourage our people to give back to the Central Texas community.  These qualities are the foundation of ML&R and will be the key to our continued success in the future.”

Industry Focus

  • Technology
  • Middle-Market
  • Privately Held Entities
  • Consumer Products


  • The University of Texas at Austin - Bachelor of Arts in Economics
  • Texas Tech University - Master of Science in Accounting



  • The University of Texas Accounting Department Advisory Council, Member
  • Real Estate Council of Austin, Member
  • UT Chancellor's Council, Executive Committee, Member
  • UT - Austin President's Associates, Member
  • West Austin Youth Association (WAYA), Board Member
  • Opportunity Austin Solicitation Committe


  • Good Shepherd Episcopal School, Board Member
  • Ronald McDonald House Charities of Austin & Central Texas, Board Member, Past President
  • Austin Longhorn Club, President
  • Longhorn Foundation, Advisory Council
  • Austin Under 40 Winner in Business & Entrepreneurial Category
  • Leadership Austin, Board Member
  • AARO McBee Fellow


  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants