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Bill Hickl

Tax Market Managing Principal and Practice Leader


Executive Summary

Throughout his 35-plus years with the firm, Bill has cultivated a reputation as an accessible and common-sense resource for his clients and business colleagues inside and outside of the firm. His core technical strengths include tax planning and compliance for closely-held businesses, including federal tax, transaction planning, and Texas franchise tax. Bill is also the tax advisor to numerous high-net-worth clients, including senior management of some of Houston’s largest private and public companies. Outside of the firm, he lends his time to several charitable organizations. 

  • American Institute of CPAs
  • Houston Chapter of TSCPA
  • Screen Actors Guild
  • Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • Zen-Do Kai Martial Arts Association

  • M.B.A., Finance, Texas A&M University
  • B.B.A., Accounting, University of Houston

  • City of Sugar Land 4B Corporation, Past Board Member
  • Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce, Past Board Member and Treasurer 
  • Incarnate Word Academy, Board Member and Past President
  • KickStart Kids Foundation, Board Member and Chair of Houston Advisory Board
  • Literacy Council of Fort Bend County, Past Board Member and Past Chair 
  • St. Laurence Catholic Church, Sugar Land, Finance Council Member 
  • Sugar Creek Country Club, Board Member
  • Sugar Creek Homeowner’s Association, Board Member and Past President 
  • University of Houston Alumni Association, Past Board Member and Past President