Elise Reaves, CPA
Elise has been a certified public accountant since 2003. She has worked in both public accounting firms and as a corporate tax manager in a private local company. Her focus is to provide her clients with efficient and effective services in tax planning and preparation, general accounting, bookkeeping as well as other business services.
Elise is a seasoned tax professional with 20+ years of experience in planning, preparing, managing and reviewing state and federal tax filings for individuals, partnerships, corporations and non-profits. As a corporate tax manager she was responsible for preparing partnership tax returns with 80 partners operating in 40 states. Elise prepared the consolidated corporate federal income tax return including 15 entities and the corporate state income returns for 30 states.
Elise graduated from Kansas State University with a bachelors degree in business. She returned to college for the required additional accounting hours and completed her CPA while raising two small children. She was a resident of the Austin area for over 20 years. Elise moved to the DFW area with her husband several years ago to be closer to her granddaughter.
Family is important to Elise. She has been married for almost 40 years and she and her husband are proud parents of two daughters. She enjoys spending time with her husband, daughters, and sons-in-law. Her favorite pastime is spending time with and playing with her granddaughter. She especially enjoys hanging out together at the lake, beach, or in the mountains. Elise's hobbies include camping, bike-riding, reading, and playing with her dog, Tango. She also enjoys watching her husband's small flock of chickens.