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My Location:
Austin, TX

About Michelle

Michelle began her career with Ernst & Young’s Austin office where she spent 15 years serving clients in the real estate, healthcare, technology, venture capital, manufacturing, and wholesale and retail industries before joining Maxwell Locke & Ritter in 2016. She has significant experience with federal and state tax compliance, accounting for income taxes under ASC 740, acquisitions, IRS examinations, and multi-state and international tax issues.

Areas of Expertise
  • Private Equity & Venture Capital
  • Healthcare
  • Real Estate & Construction
  • Retail & Wholesale
  • Technology
  • The University of Texas at Austin – Master of Professional Accounting
  • The University of Texas at Austin – Bachelor of Business Administration
Professional Experience
  • Ernst & Young: 2001-2016
Community Involvement
  • Gymnastics Booster Club – Treasurer
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants

Years at ML&R


Years of Professional Experience

What does “No success at work is worth failure at home” mean to you?

With four active teenagers, there is almost always a competition or activity, or multiple activities, at varying times every week. “No success at work is worth failure at home” means that I am able to be present at my children’s activities, regardless of the time of year or time of day.