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About Us

A Legacy of Loyalty

Our clients range from individual tax clients to closely-held businesses to medium-cap public companies, some of whom we have served for decades over multiple generations of ownership or leadership.

That tenure speaks to our ability to consistently deliver insights and value over time—part of our legacy.  Today, Briggs & Veselka serves some of Texas’ most iconic brands—many of which are market leaders in their respective areas.

Our clients tell us they have great confidence in our work, that we demonstrate an acute business sense beyond compliance issues, and that we are genuine and real in our interactions with each other and our clients. That’s how we engender a sense of loyalty.

The Backstory: Our Legacy of Loyalty Branding

The idea behind our branding approach is rooted in the firm’s values of Excellence, Dedication, and Compassion, and inspired by the WPA-era murals of John Rush found at the Hoover Dam. We believe this approach reinforces the concept of “Legacy of Loyalty” that was evident among American workers during and after the Great Depression, and continues with the entrepreneurs we serve today. See some John Rush’s artwork here.

Fast Facts

  • Houston’s largest independent accounting firm, founded in 1973
  • Third largest independent CPA firm in the Southwestern United States
  • 1:6 partner to staff ratio means more senior insights and involvement on client matters
  • Named Best Places to work by Houston Business Journal, Houston Chronicle and nationally by Accounting Today magazine
  • Our size allows us to offer sophisticated services for complex issues and deliver them with an agility that entrepreneurial client organizations find refreshing
  • Peer reviewer and 100% clean PCAOB opinions demonstrate the utmost quality of our work
  • Highly active in more than 100 professional and civic organizations
  • Member of BKR International, a top 10 international network with the combined strength of more than 160 independent accounting and business advisory firms in over 500 offices and 80 countries