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TravisWolff

March 05, 2012 15:12 ET

Jerri Hammer Elected as Equity Partner at TravisWolff

DALLAS, TX--(Marketwire - Mar 5, 2012) - TravisWolff Independent Advisors and Accountants announced today that Jerri Hammer has been admitted to the partnership as an equity owner. Hammer, 48, serves as a tax partner in TravisWolff's high net worth individuals practice. In that capacity she works with successful clients providing tax efficient wealth accumulation and wealth transfer strategies for individuals and closely held businesses. She also specializes in tax recognition and reporting for not-for-profit entities.

Hammer joined TravisWolff in the fall of 2007 as senior tax manager. Prior to her tenure at TravisWolff she worked at a local Dallas accounting firm for 10 years. Before returning to graduate school to pursue an advanced degree in accounting, Hammer practiced estate and probate law as a licensed attorney for almost a decade in Lubbock, Austin and Dallas.

"We are fortunate indeed to have an individual of Jerri's caliber join our partnership," said Harold Gaar, managing partner. "Our clients require professional skills of the highest caliber and they want to work with an individual that cares about them personally and provides a level of service they require and deserve. Jerri's skills are unique and largely unmatched in the market. She is a recognized expert in her fields of expertise."

Hammer graduated from the University of Texas in 1983 with a B.A. in English and minors in Economics and Mathematics. She completed her J.D. at the University of Texas School of Law in 1986, graduating in the top one-third of her class. In 1997, she obtained her Masters in Accounting with a tax concentration from the University of Texas at Dallas, maintaining a 4.0 GPA. Subsequently, she obtained her license as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in the State of Texas, with a test score that placed her in the top 10 among those taking the exam that year in the state.

She is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Texas Society of CPAs, Collaborative Law Institute of Texas, Dallas Estate Planning Council (member, Board of Governors) and Dallas Bar Association. She is licensed to practice before the Northern District of Texas. She currently serves as a board member and Treasurer of the North Texas Chapter of the Arthritis Foundation and the Association for Independent Living.

A resident of Richardson, Texas, Hammer is married to David Pomberg, her husband of almost 20 years. They have two children, Laura, 11, and Nicky, 9.

TravisWolff, which employs more than 120 people, has offices in Dallas and San Antonio, and serves a variety of organizations in the fields of construction, oil and gas, financial services, healthcare, manufacturing, non-profit, real estate and technology. For more information, please visit traviswolff.com.

About TravisWolff
TravisWolff is an independent accounting and advisory firm that offers a full range of assurance, tax and consulting services to large, formal business enterprises; entrepreneurial/owner-operated businesses; and successful individuals. Additionally, TravisWolff provides specialized services in the areas of business valuation, compensation and benefits planning, IT auditing (Service Organization Controls (SOC)), collaborative divorce consulting, employee benefit plan audits, estate planning, litigation services and forensic accounting.

TravisWolff serves clients, along with their subsidiaries, operating companies and manufacturing facilities in Texas and throughout the country and offshore. As a member of the Moore Stephens association, TravisWolff extends its services to the global market. TravisWolff is a registered firm with the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB). For more information, please visit www.traviswolff.com.

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