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San Antonio Accounting Societies

Local Accounting Firms

  • BKD
    In the last few years several local firms have been acquired, like the Hnake group, by national firms such as BKD.
  • Grant Thornton San Antonio
    Grant Thornton is one of the large national firms occupying the size ladder below the Big Four.l
  • Padgett Stratemann is now RMS
    As San Antonio becomes a bigger player in Texas Business, more national firms are entering this market. A national firm does not start from zero. RMS ( purchased Padgett. This gives the buyer a large client base to start with. Typically the local partners have made a handsome profit on their time at the firm. But seeking to recoup the investment, the buyer typically raises fees knowing some business will be lost. RMS has re located from North Loop 410 to 1604 and 281. Renee Foshee, a tax expert with the firm, is the current SA CPA Society President.
  • Turner Cleveland PC
    Terry Cleveland has addressed our students. Two of our graduates are employed with at this firm.
  • weaver CPA
    Weaver is one of the largest Texas based Accounting Firms.
  • Hill and Ford CPAs
    Kim Ford has addressed our students. She has expanded her practice from tax and write up to forensic investigation and court testimony.
  • Fisher Herbst and Kemble P. C.
    Bruce Howard who was on our Business Advisory Council was the Officer Manger for this firm.
  • Ridout Barrett CPAs
    Tony Ridout has visited and addressed our students many times. We have placed graduates with Ridout for several years.

Financial Consulting Firms

  • Aventine Hill Partners, Inc.
    Beth Hair CEO founded Aventine in San Antonio in 2009. The firm now has offices in Dallas, Austin, San Antonio, and Houston. She formerly was with RGP.
  • Resource Global Professionals
    Susan Hough has been to campus and spoken to our students. She is the San Antonio Manager of RGP. RGP and Aventine are not CPA firms. Instead they offer contract specialists for firms needing specific tasks such as compliance or Controllerships.

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TAMUSA Library

  • P2240002
    Learn about the accounting review mateirals!

Geo Politics

  • Foreign Affairs
    :Published by the Council on Foreign Relations
  • Institute for the Study of War
    The Institute for the Study of War advances an informed understanding of military affairs through reliable research, trusted analysis, and innovative education. We are committed to improving the nation’s ability to execute military operations and respond to emerging threats in order to achieve U.S. strategic objectives. ISW is a non-partisan, non-profit, public policy research organization.
  • Stratfor
    This Austin, TX based site was begun by an ex Texas State Professor.

Columnists - Thoughtful Reading

Economic Sites and Blogs

The View from Abroad

San Antonio Ragtime Society

  • San Antonio Ragtimne Society
    This is an organization that sponsors the only annual Ragtime Festival in Texas. A TAMUSA student is an active member.
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San Antonio Ragtime Society

  • San Antonio Ragtimne Society
    This is an organization that sponsors the only annual Ragtime Festival in Texas. A TAMUSA student is an active member.


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July 23, 2009


Felix Duque

I came across this interesting article on Fixing Your Terrible, Insecure Passwords in Five Minutes.

It is not related to the blog above, but I did not know where to put it. It is very interesting.

LeAnna M Nesbitt

It does seem that all the positive elements of the childhood models such as Roy Rogers and Superman show young children that good defeated evil in every situation. The most productive income producing movies today would include shows about aliens, vampires, and destruction of societies. Either in theory or practible with children. There is a theme that children do believe in an armageddon or an eventual destruction of our modern high-tech society and those feelings and emotionals probably promote movie producers to create movies that fall on the dark side to turn our lives upside down.

Rob Earle

The dark-side phenomenon is an interesting trend in American Society, but in all reality it started a long time ago. While young girls today may be sporting twilight lunch boxes, girls in the 70’s could find yellow submarine lunch boxes. Good natured vampires who only eat animals as an attempt to be more humane, or LSD laced songs about colorful lives lived beneath the sea… is there a change?

I think yes, but only in the medium in which it is conveyed. The concept is still essentially the same. The fascination with what you’re not supposed to do will always be there, why else would college freshmen go crazy as soon as they’re out of the protective eye of their parents. Which, as we all know, is not a recent trend.

Dennis Elam


Yes but the point is that these social moods determine what happens. Universities have entire depts devoted to finding the 'fundamental price' ofa stock, are you kidding me, prices never stay the same, they are the result of social mood, look at any price chart for the last year, do you see a 'fundamental price?

INdeed mary Shelley wrote Frankenstein wy back in the 1800s the point is that it was a change in social mood then also

Harrison Belt

Dont forget about all the people who while watching the original Star Wars movies felt that the best characters were Darth Vader and Boba Fett, tow of the most popular charecters in the entire franchise

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