Ricky officially joined the ThayerONeal team as a tax manager in July 2015. Ricky brings more than eight years of accounting experience to the team and has worked with multiple large firms including PMB Helin Donovan and McEvoy & Company.
Ricky says the great staff, overall friendly attitude and commitment to work-life balance of the company is what attracted him to ThayerONeal; where he plans to establish a long-term career. His primary responsibilities include tax preparation, strategy development, client interaction, and counsel as well as providing guidance to members of his team and members of other teams when their activities overlap with the tax department. His goal for his department is to be successful which includes being profitable each year.
Client Service Philosophy
My goal is to provide clients with a knowledgeable consultation and to guide them to understand their tax implications and consequences. Ultimately, I want to help clients eliminate tax burdens.
Bachelor of Business Administration degree (BBA) with a focus in Accounting, Sam Houston State University, 2007.
Certifications & Memberships
Ricky is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA). He is also a member of multiple professional organizations including:
- American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
- Texas Society of CPAs (TSCPA)
- Houston CPA Society
Additionally, Ricky is planning to become a Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA)
Hobbies & Interests
Faith has always been an important part of his life. Ricky and his family are members of St. Helen’s Catholic Church in Pearland, Texas. Originally from South Texas and currently resident of Pearland, he is an active member of the community coaching his son’s baseball team with the Pearland Little League. Ricky is very family-oriented and enjoys taking his son to karate and helping him with his homework. He enjoys music and has taught himself to play the guitar. As a former high school football player, Ricky is an avid sports fan and enjoys watching and playing football, baseball, and basketball. He also stays fit through weight training.