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.
Brian Hardin, CPA
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.
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.