“We are more than delighted to bring Jenise, Annette, and Josie on board as partners,” said John Wright, managing partner, Padgett Stratemann. “With more than 45 years combined accounting experience, our newest partners’ expertise and guidance will strengthen the quality of service we provide through their leadership.”
Jenise Dounson has more than 17 years’ experience in public accounting, with a focus on taxation for individuals and corporations. A 13-year veteran of the firm, Dounson leads Padgett Stratemann’s financial services tax practice and has a diverse industry background, with experience in the financial services, health science and manufacturing industries. She works closely with business owners to develop strategic tax opportunities for their companies and shareholders.
In addition to Dounson’s role at Padgett Stratemann, she is an active member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants, and the Healthcare Businesswomen’
Annette Evans has 25 years of bank-related experience, including 19 years in public accounting and 6 years with a large multi-branch financial institution. Since joining the firm 20 years ago, Evans has served as a senior manager in Padgett Stratemann’s financial institution practice and has led the firm’s consumer compliance practice.
Active in the community, Evans is highly involved with the Independent Bankers Association of Texas, the Texas Bankers Association, and the San Antonio Area Bankers Compliance Association. She received her bachelor’s degree in accounting from the University of Texas at San Antonio.
Josie Behrend has more than 13 years of public accounting experience in the not-for-profit industry and in taxation for small businesses and individuals in the healthcare field. A member of the firm for 8 years, Behrend is responsible for tax compliance and consulting in Padgett Stratemann’s health science niche and public sector niche, which includes tax exempt organizations.
In conjunction to her duties at Padgett Stratemann, Behrend is an active member of the Internal Revenue Service Gulf Coast Area Tax Exempt/Government Council, the Healthcare Business Women’s Association, BioMed, and the Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants. She received a master’s degree in accounting from St. Mary’s University and a bachelor’s degree in Accounting from Texas Lutheran University in Seguin, Texas.
About Padgett, Stratemann & Co., LLP
Padgett, Stratemann & Co., LLP is one of Texas’ largest, locally-owned CPA and business advisory firms. With headquarters in San Antonio and an office in Austin, the firm works with clients in sectors including financial services, construction, government, non-profit, health sciences, professional services, manufacturing, retail, distribution, technology, insurance, oil and gas, government contractors, and real estate. The firm’s experienced professionals provide a range of sophisticated accounting, audit, tax, and other business advisory services for both publicly-traded and privately-owned companies. PS&Co. serves clients throughout the United States, as well as internationally. The firm is a McGladrey Alliance member. The McGladrey Alliance is a business of RSM McGladrey, Inc., a leading professional services firm providing tax and consulting services.
In business since 1945, PS&Co. is dedicated to professional excellence, integrity and community service. Learn more about its depth of services and expertise by visiting www.padgett-