Audra joined the firm in 2011. After 15 years of working in the DFW Metroplex, she and her family have returned to her hometown of Tyler.
Audra received her Bachelors of Science and Masters of Science in Accounting from the University of North Texas in 2000 and is a Certified Public Accountant. She was a practicing CPA in Downtown Dallas for over 10 years, with experience in auditing and tax preparation/planning, with industry experience in construction, real estate, law practices and oil & gas accounting.
As a Tax Manager for the last several years, she brings an array of tax and non-tax experience to Bailes & Co., P.C. and its clients. An expert in QuickBooks and experienced in MYOB accounting software, she provides consulting on all aspects of bookkeeping and tax planning for companies and individuals. She also has multiple years experience in representing her clients before the IRS and the State Comptroller of Texas, both in audit and non-audit situations.
Audra is a member of the American Society of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants (TSCPA), and the East Texas Chapter of the Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants (ETCPA).
Audra and her husband Chad have two children, Caelyn and Alexander.