firm profile

We are committed to providing close, personal attention to our clients. We take pride in giving you the assurance that the personal assistance you receive comes from years of advanced training, technical experience and financial acumen. Our continual investment of time and resources in professional continuing education, state-of-the-art computer technology and extensive business relationships is indicative of our commitment to excellence.

Values

We believe in the value of relationships. We view every client relationship like a partnership, and truly believe that our success is a result of your success.

business

While offering the timely and comprehensive accounting services necessary to succeed in today's business economy, the Firm of Van Houten & Associates, PC, also seeks to tailor its services individually for each client.

Mission

Achieve the highest level of customer satisfaction by tailoring accounting services to meet each of our client’s specific needs.

Our Team

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Brad Van Houten – CPA

Managing Director
Brad Van Houten received his Bachelor of Business Administration and Masters in Professional Accounting at The University of Texas at Austin. As a licensed CPA with over 20 years of experience, he proudly serves the greater Round Rock area and beyond. Brad is passionate about community involvement and is active in non-profit boards and city-wide efforts. Some of the boards he has served in the past include Pflugerville Rotary, Pflugerville Chamber of Commerce, Boot Scootin’ BBQ, F.A.S.T. Frogs, and is the current Treasurer of the Round Rock Police Foundation. Alongside his professional passions, he also has been happily married to his wife for 23 years and they have 3 wonderful children. They are active members of their church and enjoy assisting the youth groups and mission efforts within their community and abroad.
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Paige Heard – CPA, CGMA

Tax Director
Paige manages the tax department at VHA, and has held her CPA license for over 30 years in the state of Texas. She has been with VHA since 2007 but spent the first decade of her career as a Revenue Agent with the Internal Revenue Service. Paige obtained her BBA in Accounting from Northeast Louisiana University, located in her hometown area. She is a member of the Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants, the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, and the Central Texas Chapter of the Construction Financial Management Association. Outside of the office, she loves traveling and spending time with family.
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Jeremy Maxwell – CPA, CCIFP

Audit Director
Jeremy leads the audit practice for Van Houten & Associates. He obtained his B.S. in Accounting from Arkansas Tech University. Jeremy holds an active CPA license in Arkansas, North Carolina, and Texas and holds an active certification as a Certified Construction Industry Financial Professional. He is a member of the Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. He is an active member in the Central Texas Chapter of the Construction Financial Management Association, served on the National Executive Committee for three terms, and is the 2020-2021 National Secretary for the Construction Financial Management Association.
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Stephanie Rye

Firm Office Manager/Accounting Services Manager
Stephanie graduated with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting from Tarleton State University. She has spent her whole career with Van Houten & Associates, and has more than 22 years of experience in tax, client accounting services, and firm business matters. She holds a Board Member position with the Hill Country Children’s Advocacy Center. She spends her free time supporting her husband under the Friday Night Lights, as a High School head football coach, supporting her two teenage children in multiple school activities, and loves listening to live music.
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James Klassen – CPA, ABV

Audit Manager
James is currently working as an Audit Manager with Van Houten & Associates where he has spent five of his seven years in the accounting profession. He obtained his B.S. in Accounting and M.S. in Accounting with a concentration in Management Information Systems from the University of Houston – Clear Lake. James holds an active CPA license in Texas and Tennessee, and recently was accredited in business valuations (ABV) from the AICPA. He is an active member of the TSCPA and AICPA. When James is not working, he prefers to spend his time exploring the great outdoors with his wife, or creating sawdust woodworking in his shop.
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Tyler Tschoerner

Tax Senior
Tyler graduated from the University of Mary-Hardin Baylor with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting. He has been with Van Houten & Associates since 2016. He is a member of the Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants, the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, and the Construction Financial Management Association. Tyler’s primary responsibilities include the preparation of tax returns with opportunities for tax planning in mind. He loves gardening and has a broad range of plants around his desk.
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Felipe Sabino – CPA

Audit Supervisor
Felipe is currently working as an Audit Supervisor with Van Houten & Associates. He obtained his B.S. in Accounting from the State University of New York College at Old Westbury. Felipe holds an active CPA license in New York, is an active member of the AICPA and has over 11 years of experience in the accounting profession. Felipe is board member of the Brentwood Touchdown Club, a Brentwood High School football alumni club which offers scholarships to graduating Brentwood High School football players and mentoring to current Brentwood High School football player. In his spare time, Felipe enjoys playing and watching sports, as well as spending time with his family. He is a Marital Arts enthusiast who practices Ninjutsu and Jiu Jitsu. Felipe relocated from New York to Texas in October 2018.