Team

Jon Czerwinski

Jon CzerwinskiManaging PartnerCPA, CGMA

Jon is Managing Partner at Desroches Partners LLP. Previously, he served as a partner of our audit practice, which he cofounded in 2013. He has experience in a wide variety of industries including healthcare, professional services, financial products & brokerages, … Continue reading

Rod Desroches

Rod DesrochesFounding PartnerCPA

Rod L. Desroches, Jr., CPA, has been practicing public accounting for over 25 years. Prior to establishing Desroches Partners, Rod served as a senior partner/managing partner of Gainer, Donnelly & Desroches, LLP.
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Thomas Palermo

Thomas PalermoFounding PartnerCPA

Thomas is a founding partner at Desroches Partners, where his experience in tax preparation is key to serving the individuals the firm is proud to have as clientele. Continue reading

Chrissy Wilson

Chrissy WilsonFounding PartnerCPA

Chrissy is a founding partner at Desroches Partners, where her knowledge of family partnerships, estate and trust taxation are instrumental to the firm’s reputation for detail and accuracy.
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Lief Nixon

Lief NixonPartner / Tax DirectorCPA

Lief brings over 18 years of practical tax, consulting & HR experience to our firm, having worked in both industry and public accounting, including Big Four experience. Continue reading

Harvin G. Lawhon

Harvin G. LawhonPartner / Audit DirectorCPA, CICA

Harvin is the founding partner of the audit practice at Desroches Partners, LLP. Having practiced public accounting for over 10 years, Harvin has served a variety of different industries, with concentrations in manufacturing, distribution, construction, energy, and employee benefit plans. Continue reading

Tim McKenzie

Tim McKenzieChief Operating Officer

Tim serves Desroches Partners as the Chief Operating Officer. An experienced, versatile executive with a deep understanding of operational excellence and leadership, Tim has the vision necessary to foster practice growth while preserving alignment with the firm’s mission and core values. Continue reading

Mary Gauss

Mary GaussSenior Tax ManagerCPA

As Senior Tax Manager, Mary is closely involved in relationships on all sides. By fostering and maintaining relationships of trust, communication stays active. Developing a deep understanding of clients’ businesses and their goals is imperative to guiding accounting staff to … Continue reading

David Gorkiewicz

David GorkiewiczTax ManagerCPA

As tax manager, David coordinates between clients and staff to deliver clean, comprehensive tax services. He delegates work to the team and sees that it is performed accurately and efficiently. He is also responsible for ensuring compliance with laws, regulations, … Continue reading

Eny Ogwurike

Eny OgwurikeTax ManagerCPA

It was a love of numbers that brought Eny to accounting, but it’s the satisfaction of watching her clients’ businesses grow and prosper that brings her real satisfaction in her career. She joined the profession in 2002, after graduating from … Continue reading

Lauren Cummings

Lauren CummingsAudit ManagerCPA

While Lauren started her first job in public accounting in 2012, she’s been around the business her entire life, watching her parents run a CPA firm in Dallas. It was a natural fit when it came time to choosing a … Continue reading

Melissa Knox

Melissa KnoxAudit Manager

As Audit Manager at Desroches Partners, Melissa works closely with clients in a highly consultative role. She delegates work to her team, and is responsible for their reviewing work prior to presentation. She also collaborates with various members across the … Continue reading

Cameron Webb

Cameron WebbTax Manager

Cameron joined Desroches Partners in 2012, upon graduating from the University of Houston with a degree in Accounting. As the firm’s first staff position, he has since grown into the role of Tax Manager. He enjoys the client-facing nature of … Continue reading