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Our Team - Shareholders

John B. Butterworth, CPA

Shareholder

jb@ep-cpa.com

John is a native of El Paso, Texas and has been a shareholder of Butterworth & Macias, P.C. since 1982. He has over 35 years of experience as a Certified Public Accountant. He also serves as a Board of Director and is an Audit Committee Member of Helen of Troy, a Publicly Traded Company. Before becoming an owner of B&M, John was also a Tax Manager at KPMG Peat Marwick. He graduated from the University of Texas at El Paso with a Bachelor of Science and is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants.

 

Melissa L. Macias, CPA

Shareholder

mm@ep-cpa.com

Melissa is also a native of El Paso, Texas and has been a shareholder of Butterworth & Macias, P.C. since 1998. She has more than 20 years of experience as a Certified Public Accountant serving the El Paso area. Melissa graduated with a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Texas at El Paso and is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants.

 


Richard M. Kaufman, CPA, CGMA

Shareholder

rk@ep-cpa.com

Richard has more than 50 years of experience in public accounting and tax in the El Paso, Texas area. He has been a shareholder of Butterworth & Macias, P.C. since 2013. He graduated from Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee and is currently a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the El Paso Chapter, Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants and the El Paso Chapter, Institute of Management Accountants.

 

 

Jerry M. Ward, CPA

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jw@ep-cpa.com

Jerry has been a Certified Public Accountant for more than 35 years. He has been a shareholder of Butterworth & Macias, P.C. since 2013. Jerry has passed the FINRA Series 7 and Series 66 exams as a Financial Advisor and is affiliated with 1st Global Advisors, Inc. and 1st Global Capital Corp. He is licensed in Texas, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Oregon, Washington and California. He received his BBA in Accounting from The University of Texas at El Paso and is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants.