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


Tony Banks

Director, Business Development

Dallas

Prior to joining the accounting firm of Hein & Associates, Tony worked as a Vice President for JD Ford & Company, a Denver-based, investment banking firm. Prior to his experience with JD Ford, Tony worked in New York and in Dallas for Goldman Sachs’, PWM Division. Before he joined Goldman Sachs, Tony was the Director...

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Joseph Blice, CPA

Partner

Dallas

Joe has served as an Audit Partner since 2007 and has been in the Dallas office of Hein & Associates since 2003. He provides a wide range of audit and accounting services for both public and privately held companies in the energy industry. Joe has significant experience with Securities and Exchange Commission disclosure and reporting...

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Jennifer Elder, CPA

Partner

Dallas

Jennifer Elder provides audit and consulting services for both public and private companies. She specializes in Securities and Exchange (SEC) reporting and in assisting companies with issues related to derivative instruments and Sarbanes-Oxley section 404 (SOX 404) internal controls and reporting. She also regularly assists companies with technical accounting research. In addition, she serves as...

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Pedro Gonzalez, CPA

Partner

Dallas

With over 16 years of accounting experience, Pedro specializes in Securities and Exchange (SEC) reporting services, accounting and complex GAAP services. His private equity and publicly traded clients have provided him with extensive experience working on mergers as both the seller and buyer and multiple initial and secondary public offerings, and the implementation of Section...

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David Harlan, CPA

Partner

Dallas

David provides tax consulting and compliance services to public and private companies of all sizes. He has extensive experience with tax provision (ASC 740) for public companies, private companies, or companies in the IPO process. He has dealt with mergers and acquisitions addressing issues of stock vs. assets, carryover of tax attributes and limitation on...

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Mark Hurst, CISA

Managing Director

Dallas

Mark has been part of the Hein & Associates team since 2008. With nearly 30 years of experience in consulting on finance, technology, and organizational management, he specializes in assisting companies with implementation of internal controls. Always putting his clients’ interests first, Mark ascribes his success to his dedication to serving clients and his persistence...

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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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Megan McFarland, CPA

Office Managing Partner

Dallas

Megan serves as both an audit partner and office managing partner for the firm’s Dallas office. Megan specializes in the Energy Industry and Securities and Exchange (SEC) reporting services as well as a developed focus in real estate. With over 23 years of industry experience, Megan’s current and previous roles have given her the necessary...

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Lori Mettille, CPA

Partner

Dallas

Lori joined Hein & Associates in 2006. She specializes in business taxation, including both corporations and partnerships. Specifically, she focuses in areas unique to private equity investments, including maintenance of I.R.C. Section 704(b) capital accounts, targeted capital computations, and I.R.C. Section 704(c) considerations. Lori has an additional focus in ASC 740 accounting for income taxes....

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Duane Snyder, CPA

Partner

Dallas

Duane joined the Hein & Associates team in 1992. As a partner in the firm’s tax department, he specializes in tax compliance and strategic tax planning services for both domestic and international companies. Duane works with clients to identify, analyze, implement and document their various tax credit and other tax savings opportunities; and assists with...

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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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