Carl Thrasher, President
Carl graduated from the University of Texas at Austin in 1974 with a Bachelors of Business Administration in Accounting. He became a CPA in 1976 and has been in public practice for more than 35 years. He currently serves as Vice President on the board for the Christian Community Service Center of Houston. He is a member of AICPA and TSCPA. Carl formed Thrasher & Associates in 1996.
Mike Whelen, Principal
Mike graduated from Louisiana State University in 1982 with a Bachelor of Sciences degree Accounting. In 1988, he received a Masters of Taxation degree from Bentley College. He has been a CPA since 1988 and has been in public practice for more than 20 years. Mike has been with Thrasher & Associates since its formation in 1996. He is a member of AICPA and TSCPA.
James Campbell, Staff Accountant
James joined Thrasher & Associates in August 2009. He graduated in 2008 from Louisiana State University, summa cum laude, with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting. In 2009, James graduated from Louisiana State University with a Master of Science in Accounting. James became a CPA in 2011. He is a member of Foureaux Society, Beta Gamma Sigma, and Beta Alpha Psi.
David Tran, Staff Accountant
David joined Thrasher & Associates in January, 2014. He graduated in 2009 from University of Houston, Downtown, magna cum laude, with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting. He is a member of Beta Gamma Sigma.
Sue Redden, Associate Accountant
Sue joined Thrasher & Associates in 1996. She has over 30 years experience in accounting and bookkeeping working in the fields of Oil and Gas, Builders' Supplies, retail and wholesale, entertainment and interior design. She is a member of The American Institute of Professional Bookkeepers.
Laura Graef, Office Manager
Laura joined Thrasher & Associates in December 2013 with a background in business management and non-profit fundraising/development. Laura graduated from University of Houston in 1998 with a Bachelor of Science in Business Management and History, and is also a Certified Surgical Technologist. She is a member of The Association of Nonprofit Fundraisers, The Association of Surgical Technologists, and Kiwanis International.