Melton & Melton Welcomes Mary Gauss

Melton & Melton, one of Houston’s largest independent accounting firms, recently added Mary Gauss as a Director to the firm’s Tax Department. Mary will play a crucial role in guiding clients through strategic domestic and international tax planning issues.

Mary joined Melton & Melton in 1996 before pursuing a career in the oil and gas industry. She has over 16 years of public accounting experience in tax and 11 years spent in industry serving as both a Controller and Chief Financial Officer. Her extensive background provides a unique resource to our clients.

“We are thrilled to welcome Mary back to the firm,” said Clint Bennett, Co-Managing Partner and Tax lead. “Her understanding of the tax and accounting issues affecting the oil and gas, manufacturing, distribution and construction industries will add significant value and depth for our clients.”

Mary graduated from Northwestern State University of Louisiana with Bachelor of Science degrees in both Accounting and Computer Information Systems. Additionally, she earned a Master of Business Administration from University of Houston-Victoria in December 2014.

Mary is currently attending The Growth Partnership’s Partner Institute and recently completed the AICPA Certificate Program for U.S. International Tax. She is a member of the Council of Petroleum Accountants Societies (COPAS) and the Petroleum Accountants Society of Houston (PASH). Mary is also a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants and the Houston Chapter of the Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants.