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History of Our CPA Firm in Marshall, TX

Established in the 1950s, our firm has been a trusted CPA firm in Marshall for over 60 years with name changes and different partners through the years. Our staff enjoys providing the people of this area with high quality professional accounting services.




Meet our incredible staff members!

Kyle Pope-CPA

Kyle Pope

Kyle is a licensed CPA that began working at McMinn, Laird & Company in 2011.  Kyle has experience preparing federal and state income tax returns for corporations, partnerships, individuals, and tax exempt entities.  He is experienced using and advising on Quickbooks for small businesses.  Kyle graduated from East Texas Baptist University, Summa Cum Laude, in 2010 with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree.  Kyle is eager to help you with your tax and accounting needs. 

Rick McMinn

Rick McMinn
President – Shareholder

Rick is an experienced CPA in Marshall, Texas, and has been working in East Texas since 1979 preparing individual, corporate, partnership and trust income tax returns. Rick has the tools and expertise needed to help you reach your financial goals. Rick graduated from Stephen F. Austin State University, Magna Cum Laude, in 1979 with a Bachelor of Business Administration Degree.

Michael Woodfin-CPA

Michael Woodfin

Michael is a CPA who has been working at McMinn, Laird & Company, P.C. since 2012. He received his Masters in Business Administration from Henderson State University in 2011, and he received his Bachelors in Business Administration from East Texas Baptist University in 2010. He is a graduate of Marshall High School. Preparing individual, corporate, and partnership tax returns are a few areas where Michael is experienced, as well as payroll services, payroll tax returns, and bookkeeping services.

Jamie Howlett-CPA

Jamie Howlett

Jamie graduated from University of Texas at Tyler in 1989 with a Bachelor of Business Administration Degree. She went to work for McMinn, Laird & Company right out of college and worked there for 9 years doing tax and auditing work. In 2001, Jamie left the firm to pursue a career in pharmaceutical sales. After 15 years in sales, she decided to stay closer to home and find a part-time job. Jamie returned to McMinn, Laird and Company on a part-time basis preparing individual, corporate and partnership returns.

Mary Rhyne - ​Accountant

Mary Rhyne

Mary is an accountant that has been working in East Texas since 1984. After working as a secretary / bookkeeper for the Cass County Appraisal District for ten years, Mary joined the team at McMinn, Laird and Company, PC in June of 1997 and has been a cherished member ever since. Mary attended Kilgore College and Texarkana College. She is married to David Rhyne, and they have three children and five grandchildren.



We’re part of a few superb professional Organizations:

  • Marshall, TX cpa firmTexas State Board of Public Accountants

  • BNItax preparation near me

  • certified tax preparer Marshall, TXAmerican Institute of Certified Public Accountants – AICPA

  • Members of Each Texas Chapter of CPAs.


Third Party Trustmarks:

We hold a Texas License to practice accounting and tax preparation.

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