Our People

Hein maintains four offices in Denver, Houston, Dallas, and Orange County. We work as a team to bring together the resources you need, wherever you are located in the U.S., or around the world. Search below to find Hein Partners, Principals, or Directors by name, service area, office, or industry specialization.

People


William Evert, CPA

Partner, National Director of Business Advisory Services

Denver

Bill has extensive expertise in public accounting and internal audit, as well as experience as founder and CEO of a multi-state manufacturing and leasing company. The combination gives him critical insight in advising clients on a range of business issues. Bill specializes in financial reporting and consulting for both public and private companies in a...

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Kenny Grace, CPA

Office Managing Partner

Houston

Kenny joined Hein in 1997 and led the audit practice in the Houston office for nearly 15 years. He currently is the Houston office managing partner and participates on the firm’s executive committee. Kenny has significant experience assisting private equity groups in the acquisition of portfolio companies; through due diligence assistance, purchase price allocations and...

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Charles Grube, Jr., CPA

Partner, Houston Energy Industry Leader

Houston

Charles specializes in audit and financial reporting, especially in serving privately held companies. He has extensive experience in capital formation for structuring and executing initial public offerings (IPOs) and secondary offerings. He provides financial and operational due diligence reviews and employee benefit plan audits, as well as assisting clients with revenue recognition, SFAS 123, asset...

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Jim Harden, ASA

Principal

Houston

Jim serves as the firm’s Business Valuation Services Leader and is a Principal at Hein.  With more than thirty years of experience in the energy industry, he provides valuation, economic consulting and litigation support services to public and private companies, investment firms and law firms. His expertise includes business valuation, oil and gas reserve valuation,...

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Guy Knuf, CPA

Partner

Orange County

Guy joined the Hein & Associates team in 2016. As a partner, he is responsible for the transaction advisory services department in Southern California. He has over 25 years of experience advising entrepreneurs, private-equity and strategic investors, lenders, and other capital providers on merger and acquisition, divestiture, and ESOP transactions ranging from $10 million to...

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Justin Laswell, CPA

Partner

Dallas

Justin joined Hein in 2001 and currently serves as an audit partner in the Dallas office. He provides a wide range of audit and accounting services for both public and privately held companies; and he frequently assists private equity groups and family owned businesses with audit and accounting issues. He has significant experience with Securities...

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Keith Tunnell, CPA

Partner

Houston

Keith has nearly 30 years of professional experience providing audit and accounting services for both public and private companies. He specializes in Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) reporting, mergers and acquisitions due diligence, and consulting on other complex accounting and reporting matters. Keith has assisted clients with a variety of significant transactions, including public and...

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Jordan Whitten, CPA

Partner

Dallas

Jordan joined Hein & Associates in 2005 as a staff auditor and has been promoted through the ranks of the firm, most recently becoming a partner in early 2017. He specializes in audit engagements for companies in the energy sector with an emphasis on companies with exploration and production (E&P) activities. Jordan has worked with...

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Kenneth Wilks, CPA, CVA

Partner

Dallas

Kenny Wilks provides both public and private companies with a wide range of accounting and consulting services that include U.S. GAAP implementation, Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) reporting, and derivative and oil and gas accounting. Since achieving Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA) designation, Kenny has maintained a strong focus on the ever-increasing impacts of fair value...

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Jimmie Williams

Principal - Transaction Services

Houston

Jimmie joined Hein & Associates transaction advisory services department in 2015. With over 27 years of experience, he specializes in assisting companies, private equity groups and lenders with all aspects of transaction services. In particular, Jimmie assists clients with financial and operational due diligence; outsourced corporate development and M&A support; dispute resolution services; lender services;...

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Steve Williams, CPA

Partner, Houston Tax Practice Leader

Houston

Steve provides corporate and international tax services to private and public companies as well as individuals. He works with clients on cross-border expansion, tax planning, merger and acquisition due diligence, transfer pricing, tax compliance, and representation with tax authorities. Steve also oversees a division of the firm which provides outsourced accounting services. Steve is based...

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William Yeates, CPA

Partner Emeritus

Denver

Bill Yeates is a Partner Emeritus in our Denver office. He has significant experience and expertise in Securities and Exchange (SEC) financial reporting. His industry focus is in extractive, alternative energy, real estate, and information and communications. For several years, Bill was a member of the Financial Accounting Standards Board Advisory Council (FASAC) where he...

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