Our Management Team

GBH CPAs, PC is a Certified Public Accounting firm specializing on the audit of small and medium-sized public companies.  We are committed to delivering high-integrity compliance services that provide clients increased peace of mind.

 

Jeff Houston Jeffrey V. Houston, CPA
Shareholder & CEO
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Jeff has over 20 years experience serving in both the public and private accounting sectors.  He has a specialized background focused in the oil and gas, manufacturing, and real estate industries where he has acted in senior executive roles to help the companies he has worked for expand through capital funding, strategic alliances, and merger and acquisitions.

Gail Prather Gail L. Prather, CPA
Shareholder & Managing Director of Tax
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Gail has more than 25 years of public accounting experience in management, consulting, tax and auditing for small businesses and non-profit organizations. She manages the day-to-day operations for Prather Kalman.

Before co-founding Prather Kalman in 2007, Gail operated her own firm — a feat she started while working as a department chairman at Ivy Tech Community College in Indiana. An active industry participant, Gail is also a former commentator for CNN Radio News' Tax Tuesday Show.

David Grossman David A. Grossman, CPA
Shareholder & COO
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David specializes in finance and accounting, mergers and acquisitions, SEC filings, IPO's, international operations, venture capital, forecasting, and banking relationships.  He has over 20 years of experience with both national and international corporations and has served in various industries including oil and gas, financial services, manufacturing, airline services, mining, telecommunication, technology, mortgage banking, software development, healthcare and distribution.

 

Herb Kalman Herbert L. Kalman, CPA
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Herb is an accounting veteran with 40+ years of experience. He is responsible for audit and tax clients, business valuations, litigation support and client profitability consultations. He offers special focus on exit planning strategies and business valuations.

Jason Liu Jason Liu, CPA
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Jason has several years of audit experience. He has worked with and served both large and small companies in the United States and Asia. Jason is fluent in English and Mandarin. He earned his MBA degree from University of Houston. Jason is a licensed CPA in Texas, a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants.

 

 

 

Pao-Yu Chuang Eric Barnes, CPA
Manager

 

Eric has over 10 years experience in the public accounting in both audit and tax areas. He has served clients in the energy, manufacturing, and technology industries. Eric's knowledge of auditing, accounting, and taxes helps our clients with periodic reporting requirements, registration statements and acquisitions. Eric earned his bachelors degree from Sam Houston State University. He is a licensed CPA in Texas, a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants.

 

Pao-Yu Chuang Pao-Yu Chuang, CPA
Manager

 

Pao-Yu has worked with and served both large and small companies in the United States and Asia. She is fluent in English and Mandarin. Pao-Yu earned her Masters in Professional Accounting degree from The University of Texas at Austin. She is a licensed CPA in Texas, a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants.

 

Cory Ellspermann Cory Ellspermann, CPA
Manager

 

Cory has over 17 years of experience with Big 4 accounting firms and industry primarily in the manufacturing, technology, construction, transportation and real estate industries. Cory received his bachelors degree from Purdue University. He is a licensed CPA in Texas, a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants.

 

Rick Yancy Rick Yancy, CPA
Manager

 

Rick has several years of audit experience. He has served clients in the energy, manufacturing, technology, real estate industries. He earned his bachelors degree from Sam Houston State University. Rick is a licensed CPA in Texas, a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants.