Samantha M. Kramr, CPA — President
Samantha earned her BBA in Accounting from Baylor University in May of 1990. She has been a CPA for more than 20 years as well as a member of the AICPA and the Houston Chapter of the Texas Society of CPAs. She brings to the firm several years of experience of working with small businesses and non-profit organizations. She has chaired the NW CPA Roundtable Discussion Group since 2008 and has continued to volunteer her time in her sons' Scout troop as committee member.
Mary Hines, CPA — Tax Manager
Mary received her Masters in Accounting with an emphasis in Taxation from the University of Virginia in 1989. She holds a CPA license in both Virginia and Texas, and is an Ernst & Young Tax Department Alumni (Norfolk, VA Office 1988-1994). After she left Ernst & Young she held various governmental, non-profit, and private sector positions, including the Chief Financial Director for the City of St. Mary’s, GA, before returning to public accounting in 2013 joining Hoole & Kramr CPAs.
Ana Williams, EA — Tax Preparer, IRS Resolution Specialist, Foreign-trained Lawyer LLM International Law, International Business Law, & QuickBooks ProAdvisor
Originally from Venezuela, Ana obtained her bachelor’s degree and her license to practice Law in 2006 from the Universidad Santa Maria. In 2009, she received two Masters’ degrees in International Law and International Business Law at Universidad Complutense de Madrid. She moved to the United States of America in 2012 and she continues her professional education pursuing the Advance Technical Certificate in Professional Accounting at Lone Star College and her CPA license with the Texas State Board of Public Accountancy. She has been working with our firm since 2016 in Federal and State income tax preparation for individuals and small businesses. In 2018 Ana became an Enrolled Agent, and has been working in IRS and State representation matters ever since. Ana enjoys spending time with her two children and husband when she is not at work.
Michelle Llorance — Administrative / Office Manager
Michelle has been a member of the Hoole & Kramr, CPAs, P.C. team since 2017 and has been our Office Manager since 2018. Prior to joining our team, Michelle worked as an Accounts Receivable Manager and Data Entry professional for 15 years and has over 20 years experience in Administrative and Management roles. With her rich experience, attention to detail, and dedication to our clients, Michelle is able to help maintain our team's efficiency and ensure our clients' needs are met in a timely and high-quality manner. Born and raised in Houston, Michelle is an active member of our community with a lot of hometown pride and has recently welcomed her third son home this past June.
Sarah L. Britt — Tax Preparer & QuickBooks Pro Advisor
Sarah has 27 years public accounting experience in federal and state income tax preparation for Individuals, C Corporations and S Corps, Partnerships, Estates/Trusts, and Sole Proprietors, with a focus on client services, tailored to meet their need. And an additional 17 years in the private sector as an office manager, supervising accounts payable & accounts receivable departments. A full charge bookkeeper, responsible for monthly, quarterly & annual federal & state payroll/sales tax reports, general ledger accounting and Quickbooks analysis for small businesses.
Autumn Kelly — Human Resource Generalist and Administrative Assistant
Autumn joined the Hoole & Kramr, CPAs, P.C. team in 2018 as an Administrative Assistant while completing her Bachelor of Science in Human Resource Development (HRD) at the University of Houston. Once graduated, she took on a more HR-centric role in the company, helping to continue to develop and foster the growth of the organization. Currently, she is pursuing her Master's degree in Human Resources Development (HRD) with a central focus in researching organizational development through the use of HRD methodologies. She is a member of the Academy of Human Resource Development (AHRD) and has had the pleasure of presenting her research in talent management and training and development at their international conference in February 2020.
Nicole “Nikki” Tagliaferro — Tax Preparer
Nikki is a recent graduate from Sam Houston State University, where she earned her Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting in May of 2018 and her Master of Science in Accounting in August of 2019. She is a Uniform CPA Exam Candidate that is actively pursuing her license with the Texas State Board of Public Accountancy. This is her first year at Hoole & Kramr, CPAs as a tax preparer.
Sarai Cardoso — Administrative Assistant
Sarai joined the Hoole & Kramr, CPAs, P.C. team in 2017 as an administrative assistant while pursuing her Associate of Arts degree. She now manages our Billing and Accounts Receivable department while also helping with administrative duties as needed. Sarai will be completing her Associate's degree in the Summer of 2020 and plans to pursue a Bachelor's degree in Business & Finance at the University of Houston, Downtown. After graduation, Sarai hopes to continue her career working in tax-related accounting. In her downtime, Sarai loves to travel and plan new trips to see the world. The next trip she is planning to take is to Carribean.
Lawrence G. Hoole, CPA — Retired
Larry spent 25 years with the IRS as a Revenue Agent, Appeals Officer and International Examiner, in addition he has 14 years in Public Accounting specializing in Tax Planning, Tax Preparation, Business and Individual Tax Planning and solving IRS Tax Problems. Larry has a Master of Science in Taxation from DePaul University. He has over 39 years of experience dealing with accounting and taxation issues and problems. In addition, Larry was a member of the Small Business Committee of the Houston Northwest Chamber of Commerce, as well as a former Board Member and Treasurer. His other memberships include the AICPA and Houston Chapter of the Texas Society of CPAs.
Hoole & Kramr, CPAs, P.C.
Certified Public Accountants
12828 Willow Centre Dr. Unit E.
Houston, Texas 77066
Fax: (281) 469-6607