GET TO KNOW US
M. Weiss and Associates is a full service accounting firm located in Lubbock, Texas. For 45 years, we have been providing tax preparation, audit, and many other accounting services to a wide range of clients, including both businesses and individuals. We strive to maintain our professionalism, integrity, quality of service, and personal dedication to our clients. The small size of our firm allows us to develop personal relationships with our clients, and we are committed to providing timely and quality accounting services.
We place an emphasis on quality of service. As a condition of our membership in the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, we participate in a rigorous quality control program, which includes peer reviews of both our accounting and auditing practices. This review ensures our compliance with the highest of professional standards and our commitment to maintaining the highest continuing professional education standards as required by federal and state agencies.
MEET OUR ACCOUNTANTS
Mike Weiss, CPA
Mike graduated from Texas Tech University in 1970 with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting. Three years later, he founded Weiss and Associates. He earned his JD from Texas Tech School of Law in 1983 and was admitted to the State Bar of Texas in 1984.
Mike is a former member of the Board of Trustees for the Employees Retirement System of Texas and served as Chairman and Vice Chairman of the Board. He has served on the Board of Trustees for St. Mary of the Plains Hospital, Board of Regents for Texas Tech University and Texas Tech University Health Science Center, and as Chairman of the State Conservatorship Board. Mike also served as fiscal policy advisor to Governor George W. Bush.
Ron Sawall, CPA
Ron is a graduate of Texas Tech University and has over 30 years of experience with individual and corporate taxation. Ron also has experience in audits of businesses and non-profit organizations. He is a member of the AICPA, TSCPA, and the Metropolitan Lubbock Rotary Club.
Sara Hester, CPA
Sara began working at Weiss and Associates in 2007 while she finished her degree at Texas Tech University. She graduated in 2009, earning a Master of Science in Accounting. She became a Certified Public Accountant shortly thereafter in 2010. She is a member of the AICPA, TSCPA, and WTWCPA. Sara served on the Board of Directors for the WTWCPA from July 2011 to June 2014.
Courtney Brandon, CPA
Courtney began working for Weiss and Associates during the summer of 2012 after earning her Master of Science in Accounting from Texas Tech University. She became a Certified Public Accountant in 2014. She is a member of the AICPA and TSCPA. She served as a member of the Board of Directors for the WTWCPA from July 2014 through June 2017, serving one term as president from July 2015 to June 2016.
Sylvia began working in public accounting in 1959. She came to work at Weiss & Associates when Saffle, Sawall, & Company was acquired by the firm in September 2003. She has continued to serve many of the same clients for over 50 years. Sylvia attended Texas Tech University, taking various tax and accounting courses. In 1980, Sylvia became an Enrolled Agent to practice before the Internal Revenue Service. She is a member of the Institute of Management Accountants and the South Plains Trust & Estate Council.