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Sara Maxwell, CPA

Audit Partner

Professional Experience

Sara joined the Houston office of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP in 2000 where she served as an audit manager for publicly-held companies operating in various industries, primarily chemicals and drilling. Sara joined Maxwell Locke & Ritter in 2006 and focuses on middle market clients, primarily in manufacturing and retail and wholesale distribution, as well as leading the SOC examination practice.

Industry Focus

  • Consumer Products
  • Manufacturing
  • Chemicals
  • Electronics & Semiconductor
  • Real Estate & Construction
  • Wholesale & Retail
  • Recycling & Refurbishment


  • Trinity University - Bachelors of Science in Accounting and Finance
  • Trinity University - Master of Science in Accounting



  • Women President’s Organization, Member


  • Presbyterian Children’s Homes and Services, Board Member (2015-2017)
  • I Live Here, I Give Here See Jane Give!, Co-Chair (2015)
  • CleanTX, Advisory Board Member (2014), Board Member (2013)
  • Sustainable Food Center, President of the Board of Directors (2010-2012), President-Elect (2009-2010), Treasurer (2006-2009)


  • CPAmerica, Inc., Accounting & Auditing Executive Committee Chair
  • Austin Regional Manufacturers Association, Programs Committee Member
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants