A Little About Us

PMB Helin Donovan is a full-service CPA firm that delivers cost-effective and quality accounting solutions to a diverse base of clients. Our goal is to provide each of them with quality work and a great client experience.

Clients First

Why do our clients love us? At our firm, talking about putting clients first isn't just talk. Our roots are firmly planted in the philosophy of doing our best for and by our clients.

This means providing unmatched personal service often missing at bigger firms, while still meeting needs with the highest quality skill and knowledge.

Our three-pronged service commitment calls for actively involved partners, strictly met deadlines and closely kept budgets. We believe our accounting experience is best deployed for our clients when engagements are consistent, timely and cost-effective.

What Makes Us Different

So what makes us stand out from most regional firms? Our clients tell us there are three key things that make us different.

  • - Most of our local partners and firm leadership have 15-20+ years of experience with Big Four firms.
  • - Our large client base gives us broad and deep experience with the specific needs of companies and not-for-profits.
  • - We’re a home-grown Texas firm with deep and long-standing community roots with about 85% of our core business in the state.
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Our Core Values

Lead

We are leaders within our firm and in our communities.

Bolster

We make each other better through teamwork, learning and leadership.

Serve

We serve our clients in a professional manner and to the best of our abilities.

Respect

We respect each other and our clients.

Moral

We act and communicate with integrity and honesty.

Firm Memberships

Russell Bedford International
We are active members in this global association of independent accountancy firms, consultants and legal advisors. This organization’s presence includes over 70 countries with over 200 offices and 5,000 professionals. This helps us support the international needs of domestic clients and the needs of foreign companies doing business in the U.S.

PCAOB
PMB Helin Donovan is a registered and inspected firm with the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board. This board regulates the way CPA firms conduct public company financial audits.
View our inspection report.

AICPA
The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants is the national professional organization for Certified Public Accountants. It provides resources, information, and leadership; advocacy, certification and licensing, communications, recruiting and education, and standards and performance.

Center for Audit Quality
The CAQ is affiliated with AICPA and serves investors, public company auditors and financial markets. They provide alerts to inform our firm about regulatory developments and matters affecting public company auditing.

Employee Benefit Plan Audit Quality Center
A membership center of the AICPA for firms that audit employee benefit plans; pension, health and welfare, 401(k) and 403(b) plans subject to ERISA. This affiliation helps us keep current with regulatory changes.

GAMMA
The Greater Austin Middle-Market Alliance is a business community of which PMBHD is a founding member. The alliance includes partners covering all aspects of business from finance to human resources to technology. Our membership allows us to connect clients with solid partners to meet their needs.

Governmental Audit Quality Center
A membership center of the AICPA for firms that audit government entities; audits performed under the Single Audit Act and OMB Circular A-133, Audits of States, Local Governments and Non-Profit Organizations.

PCPS Firm Practice Center
The PCPS is the AICPA’s Private Companies Practice Section. This segment of the AICPA provides information and resources for firms of all sizes in the area of practice management.

Firm Leadership

Don McPhee

Don McPhee

Managing Partner
dmcphee@pmbhd.com
Kathy Still

Kathy Still

Dallas Office Lead Partner
kstill@pmbhd.com
David Forrest

David Forrest

Houston Office Lead Partner
dforrest@pmbhd.com

Office Locations

Austin

12301 Research Blvd.
Bldg V, Suite 160
Austin, TX 78759
Tel 512.258.9670
Fax 512.258.5895

Dallas

13465 Midway Road
Suite 475
Dallas, TX 75244
Tel 972.788.5315
Fax 972.701.9401

Houston

14090 SW Freeway
Suite 300
Sugar Land, TX 77478
Tel 832.301.3000
Fax 832.301.3010