The FENG Houston (Katy/Sugar Land), TX Chapter
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About the Houston (Katy/Sugar Land), TX Chapter
The Katy/Sugar Land Chapter covers the west side of the Houston metropolitan area.
Meetings: As we continue to social distance, we are in hiatus and invite you to visit the other Houston Chapter meetings.
Steve Elliott, Chair
Cell: (516) 510-1943
Cindy Weaver, Co-Chair
Cell: (832) 766-0103
- Steve Elliott
- Steven J. Elliott, MST, CPA is a Senior Tax Manager & Private Wealth Advisor with Asset Management Advisors, joining the firm during COVID19 in June 2020. Steve has over forty years of diversified public accounting experience, advising high net worth individuals, family businesses, trusts, estates, gift, not-for-profit, state and local as well as expatriate and acting as a Client advocate in regards to IRS notices and audits. Prior to AMA, he was Tax Director or Senior Tax Manager at a number of firms in Massachusetts, New York and the Houston, TX area, including Ernst & Young, UHY NY, UHY TX and Baker Tilly.
Steve graduated magna cum laude from Bentley University (Boston) with a Master of Taxation (1992) degree as well as cum laude from Northeastern University (Boston) with a Bachelor of Business Administration, majoring in Accounting (1980). He also obtained Certificates from Bentley in both Advanced Taxation Topics (1997) and Personal Financial Planning (2003).
He remains an long time Adjunct Professor for Master’s Programs for both Suffolk University (Boston) online as well as locally at Houston Baptist University. Steve has plans to become a Certified Financial Planner to expand his AMA experience and client serving abilities.
Steve became a Certified Public Accountant in 1987 (Massachusetts) as well as meeting reciprocity requirements in 2007 (New York) and 2014 (Texas). He remains a current member of both the American Institute of CPA’s and Texas State Society of CPA’s and is also became a Texas Notary Public in 2017. He as been a long time member of FENG - The Financial Executive Networking Group, serving as Chairman of the Katy / Sugar Land (Houston area) Chapter since 2014. Steve serves on Boards for Christian ministries and has acted as a tax advisor for groups including Angel Gowns by Diane; Linked with Liam (Children’s Cancer) and STANO Foundation (Military).
Steve is married and lives in the Houston, TX area with his wife, Margaret and their three high school aged daughters.
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- Cindy Weaver
- Cindy W. Weaver, CPA has spent 29 years as a financial leader with broad experience in service, healthcare and small to mid-sized privately-owned companies. She has seasoned insight into team dynamics and identifying opportunities. Her new consulting company will allow her to better serve small businesses and the individuals and families that count on those businesses.
Areas of expertise include: growth strategies and managing accounting teams, business valuations and internal audit support, special reporting, software upgrades and other accounting projects. She is comfortable on all QuickBooks platforms, desktop and cloud and can successfully navigate a PC or Mac infrastructure.
After graduating from Houston Baptist University in 1990 with a Bachelor’s of Science in Accounting and English, she spent the next ten years gaining experience in various leadership roles that encouraged her to take that next step into public accounting. She attained her CPA Certification in September of 2002 and has worked with many of Houston’s leading accounting firms to support the various entrepreneurs she has been blessed to work with. In fact, nine of twelve of her previous employers were small family owned businesses led by very driven founders with proven successes over many years.
Cindy also has deep roots in the volunteer community in Houston with 27 years serving Wings Over Houston and 26 years on various committees of the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo. Her son is married and lives in Memphis with their two grandchildren, her daughter is a Varsity Cheerleader at Katy High School. Cindy has two grown “step” children that have blessed her with three more grandchildren. She enjoys traveling, cooking, and swimming.
- Andy Frew
- Andy Frew has significant experience providing comprehensive capabilities required for solving complex acquisition and valuation issues for closely-held and small public corporations. As President, Andy led the 3rd largest U.S. chapter (approximately 150 members) of a world-renowned and respected multi-discipline international organization. He is co-author of a published article concerning reviews of public company filings by the SEC’s Division of Corporation Finance for compliance with applicable business combination and valuation disclosure and accounting requirements. Andy is currently the Director of Valuation Services for a Houston, Texas based CPA firm.