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About Our Firm

For years, A. Strong CPA has been providing quality, personalized financial guidance to local business and individuals. A. Strong CPA’s expertise ranges from basic tax management and accounting services to more in-depth services such as reviews, financial statements, and financial planning.

A. Strong CPA is one of the leading firms in and throughout The Woodlands and Spring area. By combining our expertise, experience and the team mentality of our staff, we assure that every client receives the close analysis and attention they deserve. Our dedication to high standards, our personalized approach, and work ethic is the reason our client base returns year after year.

Our Mission

Our mission is to help clients maintain financial viability in the present, while taking a proactive approach in achieving future goals. This requires open communication to reach an understanding of our clients' needs through research and sound analysis. A. Strong CPA is dedicated to meeting these goals with high standards of excellence and professionalism. Our dedication to hard work has earned the respect of the business and financial community in and around The Woodlands and Spring. We believe this to be a direct derivative of our talent and responsiveness to our client base. Whether you are a current or prospective client, rest assured that individuals and businesses who choose A. Strong CPA receive competent and timely advice.

Our Team

Angela Strong, CPA, Managing Shareholder

astrong@astrongcpa.com (281) 288-1788

Angela Strong is a graduate of Texas A&M University and a resident and active community leader in The Woodlands. She graduated in 2003 with a bachelor’s degree in accounting and a master’s degree in taxation. She began her career with PricewaterhouseCoopers in Dallas before moving to The Woodlands in 2005 where she worked for UHY Advisors before starting her own practice in 2008.

Angela’s experience includes providing tax advice and consulting including entity structure and planning for businesses and individual clients. She also has experience in preparing complex individual, partnership, corporate, estate, fiduciary, gift, and not-for-profit tax returns as well as managing compilation and review engagements.

Angela serves as Treasurer on the Board of Directors for The Woodlands Area Chamber of Commerce and has served on several committees and as a team leader in support of Chamber events and activities. She also serves as Treasurer on the Board of Directors for Panther Creek Inspiration Ranch and as Treasurer on the Board of Directors for Junior League of The Woodlands.

Angela has served on the South Montgomery County YMCA board of directors and has served as a volunteer coach for youth sports. She has also served as Treasurer on the Village Association Board for Sterling Ridge Village in The Woodlands.

Angela is a member of the Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants and is a 2009 graduate of Leadership Montgomery County. She is a fifth generation Texan and a registered member of the Daughters of the American Revolution.

Jennifer Wertz, CPA, Tax Director

jwertz@astrongcpa.com

Jennifer Wertz graduated from Texas A&M University in 1995. As a licensed Certified Public Accountant, Jennifer Wertz possesses more than 20 years of public accounting experience and is the current Tax Director at A Strong CPA. Prior to joining A. Strong CPA in 2014 as a Director, she worked with Deloitte Tax, LLP, as a Senior Manager and PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP.

Jennifer has vast experience in tax consulting, tax planning and tax reporting for both entities and individuals. Jennifer has spent much of her career with complex entity structure planning for businesses and individual clients. She has experience in preparing complex individual, partnership, corporate, estate, fiduciary, gift, and not-for-profit tax returns.

Community minded, Jennifer has served as the President of the National Charity League, Inc. -Texas Laurels Chapter. Prior to serving as President, she served the Texas Laurels Chapter as the VP Membership and as a Grade Level Adviser. Jennifer has served on all of her children's PTO boards as Treasurer and/or VP of Fundraising. She has also served as a volunteer with both Angel Reach and Class Act Productions.

Jennifer has been married to her husband Lee for 22 years and have lived in the Woodlands since 1997.

Jenny Worthington, CPA

Jennifer Worthington received her Bachelor of Science in accounting from Miami University. She began her career in industry working in the corporate office of a communications company. Upon receiving her CPA license she began working for a regional sized public accounting firm in the Cincinnati, Ohio area. Her public accounting experience includes auditing, reviews, compilations and tax services for closely-held companies.

Jenny has been an active volunteer and PTO board member at Bush Elementary for the past 10 years. She is the treasurer for her daughter’s soccer team and a volunteer with her church.

Sheri Bell, CPA

Sheri Bell graduated from Belmont University in 2005 with her Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting, Cum Laude.  She began her career with a Horne, LLP in Nashville, TN before moving to The Woodlands in 2007 where she worked for UHY Advisors, LLC for 5 years. Her public accounting experience includes auditing, reviews, compilations for privately held companies and retirement plans.

Sheri serves as the Volunteer Committee Chair for Women’s Ministry Events at The Woodlands United Methodist Church.  She is also an active volunteer, room mom and PTO member at Deretchin Elementary.  In her spare time, Sheri trains and competes in triathlons, including IRONMAN events each year.

Kim Freeman, CPA

Kim Freeman received a Bachelor of Business Administration from Baylor University with a double major in Accounting and Marketing.  She began her accounting career as a staff accountant in the Oil and Gas Industry.  In 2005, Kim began working as an independent accounting professional.  Her accounting experience includes bookkeeping services and tax return preparation for business owners, not-for-profit organizations, and individuals.  Kim is a licensed Certified Public Accountant.

Kim is an active volunteer in her community and has served as the Treasurer for David Elementary PTO, Collins Intermediate PTO, Knox Jr. High PTO, and The College Park Volleyball booster club.  She has also served as a Grade Level Advisor and Treasurer for the National Charity League, Inc. – Texas Laurels Chapter and served on the Executive Board of Class Act Productions. 

Kim, her husband Todd, and their three children have lived in The Woodlands since 2002.

Mary Lynn Draudt

Mary Lynn Draudt received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Administration from Thomas More University.  Draudt has prior experience in both the public and private sectors, but most of her credentials lie in her work with small, emerging companies in the financial development and consulting arenas.  Mary Lynn brings a unique combination of knowledge in both operations and management. She also holds Associate degrees in Information Systems and Economics.

Mary Lynn has both worked for and served on various boards.  Mary Lynn and her husband Scott have two daughters who both currently reside in Oklahoma where they attend the University of Oklahoma.