Maxwell Locke & Ritter Announces Two New Partners
Maxwell Locke & Ritter is pleased to announce that Lesley Hargraves and Anna Stepan have been promoted to Partner.
Lesley joined the firm in 2009 and has been a leader in the technology and middle-market audit practices, providing attestation and consulting services to privately-held companies primarily in the technology, professional service, and life science industries. She has significant experience with complex revenue and equity transactions.
Lesley is committed to the Central Texas community and has served in various Advisory Board roles. She received her Bachelor of Business Administration and Master in Professional Accounting from the University of Texas at Austin. Lesley began her accounting career with Ernst & Young LLP, where she served both publicly and privately-held companies in the Assurance and Advisory Business Services group.
Anna joined the firm in 2007 and provides federal and multi-state tax compliance and consulting services to a variety of businesses and their owners. Her primary industry focuses include real estate, technology, professional services, and retail/wholesale, as well as the U.S. tax aspects of international operations. Leveraging the expertise and experience of the entire firm, she aims to serve as a trusted advisor to her clients and colleagues.
Anna was born and raised in Central Texas and is committed to this community. She currently serves as Treasurer of the Board of Directors for Austin Parks Foundation and also volunteers with Meals on Wheels. Anna is a summa cum laude graduate of Trinity University with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and earned her Master of Professional Accounting degree from the University of Texas at Austin. Anna began her career at Ernst & Young LLP, where she served in both the Assurance and Advisory group and the Tax Compliance group.
Please join us in congratulating these two on their much deserved promotion, and thank you for your business and friendship!