Our Mission & Values.
Meet our team.
Scott A. Kunkel
Scott has a BS in Accounting from Fairleigh Dickinson University and an MBA in Accounting from Texas Tech University. He is a Certified Public Accountant, a Certified Tax Coach and holds an insurance license in the state of Texas. He started his CPA firm in 1993.
Beth has been helping business owners with their taxes and accounting for over 30 years. She received a BBA in Accounting, graduating with highest honors from The University of Texas at Arlington. She is a Texas certified public accountant and a certified tax coach.
Barbara is the office manager and tax specialist here at Scott A. Kunkel, CPA, PC in North Richland Hills. She graduated summa cum laude from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. Barbara has over 25 years of tax experience, the last 15 years of which have been with Scott A. Kunkel, CPA, PC. She loves working with her clients to provide them with the best tax experience possible.
Derek received his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from Texas A&M’s Professional Program of Accounting in 2012 and is a Certified Public Accountant. Derek began his career in public accounting gaining diverse tax experience while serving many different industries, business types, and high net worth individuals. Previously, Derek has managed an entire accounting department for a multimillion dollar real estate community conglomerate and also has owned an insurance agency. Derek’s passion is implementing tax strategies and helping individuals and businesses reduce their tax liability so they can redirect those funds towards their own passions.
Donna Ward Hammond
Donna is a longtime employee with our firm and brings over 40 years of experience in both public and private accounting. She is Advanced Certified in QuickBooks and handles a full range of projects for our clients. Her diverse background allows for a better understanding of clients’ business needs from payroll and bookkeeping to tax return preparation.
Mary Beth Paul
Mary Beth joined our firm 4 years ago when she moved to Texas. She brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to our customer support team as well as bookkeeping services. Mary Beth is always excited and proactive to ensure our clients and Team receive the most current and accurate information.
Karime is proud to lead our marketing department utilizing her diverse background and experience in various industries. Karime is obsessed with innovating new ways of creating amazing content that is useful and effective. Fueled by strong work ethics, integrity, resilience and passion to excel for the benefit of our clients, organization, and employees.
Since 2014, Tyler has been helping with various marketing and website maintenance tasks. A valued member of our team, he likes to travel, write and daydream about street food in his spare time.
ShaNae is extremely excited to be one of the newest members of Scott A. Kunkel, CPA. She is a task-driven Executive Assistant equipped with the ability to facilitate internal & external communications while supporting day-to-day administrative and operational functions. She also proposes new ideas and concepts to help with marketing.
“HELPING BUSINESS OWNERS ACHIEVE THE THRILL OF SUCCESS.”
We light the way for our clients and supercharge our team by promoting our processes and services like never before. Our business and our clients’ businesses grow, become more profitable and more innovative than ever before. We have the heart, skills and knowledge to help you leave a proud legacy. We are proactive accountants.
We believe in core values.
These principles drive our personal and professional conduct in all aspects of our business. You will always know what to expect from our team of enthusiastic and committed professionals.
Strive to honor God in everything we do.
Doing the right things.
Having the strength to be bold, and stepping up.
Do what you love and love what you do.
Practice what we preach
Doing what we tell others to do.
Building genuine relationships.
Open to new ideas and change.