Mary Jane is a Director at EEPB, where she has worked since 1995.
Mary Jane's areas of concentration include family partnerships, trusts, and tax planning for wealth transfer of assets between family members. Mary Jane often assists families implementing business and estate planning strategies while coordinating tax compliance requirements. She also brings strong tax compliance and research skills to the Firm's Tax Group.
A native Houstonian, Mary Jane graduated from Texas Christian University in 1985 with a BBA in accounting and from Texas A & M University in 1986 with an MS in accounting.
She is a member of the Texas Society of CPAs, the American Institute of CPAs, the Houston Estate and Financial Forum, and the Houston Business Estate Planning Council. Currently, Mary Jane serves on the Houston Estate and Financial Forum board as a director, She also serves on the committee for the Advances Estate Planning Conference sponsored by the Texas State Society of CPA's. Mary Jane volunteers her time at her children's school and their scouting activities. She lives in Bellaire with her husband, David Ratchford, and their two children.