Tessa became a partner at HMV when the firm merged with a Texas-based firm formerly known as Curtis Blakely & Co. in 2023. She works out of the Longview, Texas location and continues to serve clients by offering audit, consulting, and tax services with a specialization in telecommunications and water utilities. Tessa holds the Certified Fraud Examiners (CFE) designation as a trained professional who is skilled in preventing, detecting, and investigating fraud.

Tessa graduated from University of Texas at Tyler with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting. She joined Curtis Blakely & Co. in 2000 and became Shareholder in 2022.

Professional Associations/Memberships

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE)
  • Texas State Society of Public Accountants (TXCPA)
  • National Society of Accountants for Cooperatives, Committee Member (NSAC)

Community Associations/Memberships

  • East Texas Chapter of the American Red Cross, Former Board Member, Former President
  • Longview Dog Park, Former Board Member, Former President
  • Longview PAWS, Former Board Member

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