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Joe Averett, CPA, CFP®

Financial Advisor; Tax Planner

Originally from Waxahachie, Joe graduated from the University of North Texas in 2001 with a Bachelor of Accounting. He became a CPA in 2004 and earned a Master of Taxation from the University of Texas at Arlington in 2008. He went on...

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Sara Averett, CPA

Partner, Accounting Services

Sara graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with a bachelor’s and master’s degree in 2002. Before joining Averett Financial, LLC, Sara accrued 14 years of corporate-level finance and accounting experience, with 10...

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Lei Testa, CPA, CGMA

Managing Partner, Accounting Services

After graduating from the University of Texas at Arlington Lei began her career with Deloitte, and after a few years in public accounting, moved into the healthcare field. After a period with Cook Children’s Health Care System...

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Tanner Lemaster, CFP®

Financial Planner

Although born and raised in Fort Worth, Texas, Tanner spent a brief period of time as an Okie, graduating from Oklahoma State University with a degree in Finance in 2010. Tanner has spent his career serving clients through goal-based...

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Cecilia Davila

Tax Accountant

Cecilia graduated from The University of Texas at Dallas with a degree in Business Administration and then went on to earn her Master’s of Science in Accounting from Saint Mary’s University. Cecilia and her husband, Roberto...

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Kelly Murray

Client Service Coordinator

Kelly Murray graduated with a marketing degree in May 2019 from Georgia Southern University and then moved to Fort Worth soon after. She grew up in Savannah, GA and played competitive soccer for many years. Kelly has recently...

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Todd Brookshier, CPA


Todd graduated from the University of Texas at Arlington, where he qualified for multiple semesters of honor roll. From his first post-collegiate role at a national accounting firm to his position at Averett Financial, LLC, his public...
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Ben Johns, CPA, CGMA

Financial Advisor, Partner, Tax

The thing Ben likes most about being a CPA is getting to help people better their lives: "People often don’t understand all their options when it comes to their financial situation. Due to the stigma of talking about...

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Juan Fernandez

Senior Accountant

Juan graduated from the University of Puerto Rico with a Bachelor's in Business Administration. He served in Puerto Rico as a school and church administrator, overseeing fiscal operations, accounting, human resources, and general...

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