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Meet Our Team

Our Team

Sam Spain, CPA

Shareholder

Education & Professional

  • BBA, University of Texas

Member of

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • National Retailers Association

His wide experience and extensive knowledge base includes forty-plus years of practical experience. Accounting, tax and management consulting across the spectrum of business: retail to financial, real estate and professional services. Special expertise in all aspects of retailing. Forty-plus years of experience for the asking.

Ronald L Price, CPA

Shareholder

Education & Professional

  • BSBA, Henderson State University (Arkansas)

Member of

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Tax Services Division (AICPA)
  • Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants

Associate Member

  • Houston Apartment Association

Has extensive accounting, auditing, tax and management consultant experience with a variety of industries, including finance, construction, real estate and professional services. Tax experience includes individuals, corporations, S corporations, estates and trusts, oil and gas, professional service. Thirty-plus years of solid experience are waiting to go to work for you.

Larry S. Reader, CPA

Shareholder

Education & Professional

  • BBA, University of Texas
  • Certified Public Accountant

Member of

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

Board Memberhips

  • Past Board Chair Jewish Family Service - Houston, TX
  • Vice Chair - Assocation of Jewish Family and Children's agencies - Baltimore, MD
  • Treasurer
  • Jewish Family Foundation - Houston, TX

Accounting veteran with over forty years of experience in accounting and consulting. Extensive experience in auditing non-profit organizations. Especially familiar with the special needs of professionals, specifically attorneys and law firms. Expertise in tax planning and tax services for individuals, corporations, trusts and estates. Energetic and experienced and ready to assist our clients.

Cassie Grooms, CPA

Shareholder
Assurance and Tax Services

Education & Professional

  • B.B.A., Accounting, Baylor University, Waco, Texas

Member of

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

Cassie has more than twenty years of public accounting experience. She is currently the assurance shareholder of SPR&T. She has considerable experience in tax, auditing, and consulting. Her experience includes working with a wide variety of industries including manufacturing, distribution, construction, and non-profits.

Michael P. Thompson

Mike is the head of the Lender Support Group which has experienced phenomenal growth in recent years.

His Expertise includes management advisory consulting, tax, accounting, auditing and litigation services. Our clients specializing in lending to retailers have found his knowledge and experience invaluable in this area. His consulting experience includes a broad range of businesses, including professionals, distributors, retailers and many others.

Ruthlynn Black

Past Experience includes working for Grant Sales in Plano, TX as an office manager in the service industry and Old America Stores in Howe, TX as a controller in the retail industry. Currently at SPRT, she is a shareholder working in Public Accounting and specializing in providing due diligence, consulting and review services to asset-based lenders.