Hillary Badrow

Hillary Badrow, CPA, PFS, NPCC

Hillary always seeks to give her clients what they need. Favorite Quote: “THINK. Think before you speak, text, or type. T – Is it true? H – Is it helpful? I – Is it inspiring? N – Is it necessary? K – Is it kind?” This quote helps Hillary to remember not to become involved [...]
Tyler Becker

Tyler Becker, CPA

Becoming a CPA changed Tyler’s career outlook and path. He loves his work because he can make a valuable and meaningful impact to others. Favorite Quote: “Life is like accounting—everything must be balanced.” Fun Fact: Tyler once placed in a major BBQ competition. Tyler has been a valuable member of the Brown, Graham & Company [...]

Gary Brown, CPA, CFE

Growing up, Gary had people in his life who were hardworking and ethical, and their example continues to influence how he approaches his own work. Favorite Quote: “Life is 10% what happens to me and 90% of how I react to it.” - Charles Swindoll Fun Fact: Gary likes to binge-watch Christmas movies. A member [...]
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Ryan Collins

Ryan is colorblind.    Personal Philosophy of Service: Treat others the way you want to be treated.   Favorite Quote: “When we recognize it is impossible for us to perform a duty in our own strength, we will discover the secret of its accomplishment.” – John Owen  A team member since 2021, Ryan holds a unique position […]

Lance Jones

M. Lance Jones, CPA, CVA

Working with numbers has always felt very natural to Lance, but over time, it’s the relationships that have made it a great career. Personal Philosophy of Service: I treat others as I would like to be treated. Favorite Quote: “Success is not final; failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.” [...]

Brian P. Kocsis

Brian believes in owning your work and always remaining loyal to your clients, peers, and family. Favorite Quote: “The only real mistake you make in life is the one you learn nothing from.” Fun Fact: Brian was a high school chess champion. Brian joined the Brown Graham team in 2007 and has spent the majority [...]
Merline Kurian

Merline Kurian, CPA, MBA

Merline completed both her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in fewer than four years while working a full-time job. This taught her that passion, dedication, and perseverance are the keys to success Favorite Quote: “The only way to do great work is to love what you do.” – Steve Jobs Fun Fact: Merline’s favorite book is [...]

Salina McCormick, CPA

Salina chose to enter the accounting field to be the best she could be for her children and to prepare a path for their success. Favorite Quote: “With God all things are possible.” Matthew 19:26 Fun Fact: Salina enjoys obstacle course races and has earned two Trifectas with Spartan Race. Since 2013, Salina has been [...]

David Mooney, CPA, PFS

After taking a bookkeeping class in high school, David decided to continue down the path to becoming an accountant. Fun Fact: David is left-handed but plays sports right-handed. A member of the Brown Graham team since 1989, David currently serves as the firm’s treasurer and the managing shareholder of the Amarillo office. Adept at developing [...]

Ryan Simmons, CPA

Ryan has run two full marathons and six half marathons.   Personal Philosophy of Service: Treat others as you would like to be treated. Favorite Quote: “Today is a good day for a good day.”    A professional in the accounting field since 2004, Ryan joined Brown Graham in 2020. He currently works as an Audit Manager, […]