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Meet the humans

behind the numbers. 

Our obsession with technology and passion for people left us wanting to redefine the traditional tax, bookkeeping, and advisory experience.


Haylie Hardin, CPA 


Haylie developed her passion for startups after successfully leading financial efforts from fundraising to acquisition with her first early-stage company while simultaneously completing her Masters in Accountancy at Texas State University®.


Eventually transitioning into a full-time advisory role at Ernst & Young ®, Haylie brings together the best of both worlds drawing on her big four accounting background and personal experience working with early-stage companies.

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Brian Hardin, CPA 


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With over 30 years of tax and business consulting experience, Brian started his journey as a chartered accountancy in South Africa before eventually graduating from the University of Texas at Austin®


Spending a better part of last three decades independently working with hundreds of small and medium sized businesses, Brian draws from a range of experiences and scenarios from the simplest "why didn't I think of that" moments to the most complex advisory issues.

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Sophia Hardin

Executive Director 

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Sophia's graduation from Texas Tech University's® Honors College, magna cum laude with a Master's degree in Accounting, reflects her ability to work hard, achieve goals, and pay attention to details.  


Having worked for both big and small firms, including Deloitte ®Sophia knows first-hand how proper tax planning and efficient accounting systems help a business succeed. 

Our Vision

&  Philosophy

Since 1983, the Hardin name has been synonymous with tax and advisory excellence. That's because our client relationships have been built on an foundation of transparency, trust, respect, and communication. Discover the Hardin Difference  →


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