Gilbert A. Herrera has joined LaPorte CPAs & Business Advisors as a director, announced William “Ted” Mason, firm CEO and president. He joins the firm’s Consulting Services Group in the Houston office. His focus will be on delivering transaction advisory services, litigation services, and business valuations.
Herrera has over 35 years of experience advising family-owned and closely-held companies. Prior to joining LaPorte, he owned Herrera Partners, a financial consulting firm that provided acquisition advisory services including allocation of purchase price, impairment studies, and valuations for corporate clients. He also provided damage, proximate cause and expert testimony in litigation disputes and restructuring services including the sale/disposition of non-core assets as part of debt restructuring and pre-packaged plans.
“We are thrilled to have Gilbert join our firm,” said Mason. “His deep experience with distribution and service companies amplifies our long-term commitment to being industry focused in areas such as energy, healthcare, construction and real estate.”
Founded in 1946, LaPorte is one of the leading independent full-service accounting, tax, and business advisory firms in the Gulf South region. INSIDE Public Accounting has named LaPorte one of the “Top 200 Accounting Firms” every year since 2010, and Accountants Media Group, publishers of Accounting Today, has rated LaPorte tenth of 19 on the journal’s “2018 Regional Leaders” among Gulf Coast firms. LaPorte serves clients in most major industries, and its principal industry groups include construction, energy, financial services, healthcare, hospitality and entertainment, nonprofit, professional services, public sector, and real estate.