I am an attorney, CPA, and advisor serving small- and medium-sized ventures and their entrepreneurial owners. I help people start, grow, manage, and exit their creations. In addition to my law practice, I also teach Business Law to undergraduates at Florida Gulf Coast University.
I have served in operations and finance with the world’s largest accounting firm, airline, and bank. I chose to pivot from my career in finance to pursue law as my next profession. I am now admitted to The Florida Bar and the State Bar of Texas.
I completed my Juris Doctor on full-tuition merit scholarship. While in law school, I served on the Law Review Editorial Board where my monograph—Transhumanism: Morality and Law at the Frontier of the Human Condition—was selected for publication in the school’s law journal. I passed the July 2022 administration of the Florida Bar Examination and the February 2023 administration of the Texas Bar Examination.
Following the completion of my J.D., I joined the post-graduate Real Property Development LL.M. program at the University of Miami School of Law. I hold active CPA licensure in Florida and Texas and undergraduate and graduate degrees in accounting and taxation from Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas.
Previously, I supported capital investment decision-making and financial reporting for the commercial real estate and legal divisions at American Airlines at their headquarters in Fort Worth, Texas.
Prior to that, I co-founded Food on the Fly, a data mining and logistics start-up leveraging mobile connectivity and transactional analytics to deliver premium meals in-terminal to transiting, time-constrained air passengers. My work on this venture is ongoing.
Before making the jump to the entrepreneurial realm, I started my career in the private equity and financial services tax compliance and consulting practice (“SALT-FS”) at PricewaterhouseCoopers in their Dallas office where I engineered technical solutions to more effectively serve VC/PE clients including Texas Pacific Group, Goldman Sachs, First Reserve, HGGC, and others.
I also hold the Certified Management Accountant, Certified Internal Auditor, and Certified Fraud Examiner credentials.
In my spare time, I freelance as a journalist and researcher exploring the taxation and valuation of virtual assets and novel applications thereof. I also serve as a mentor and coach for university-age small business creators. I live and work in sunny South Florida.
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