About Us

Barbara Penhall, CPA

Barbara D. Penhall began working in the field of public accountancy in 1975.  From that time until 1988, she prepared income tax returns and reviewed the work of others.  She also maintained accounting records for a number of businesses during this period.  
In 1989, Barbara began working in an Austin CPA firm in which she became a partner in 1994.  From 1989 to 2001, she was managing the tax department of Rupert & Penhall, CPA's, training tax preparers, reviewing the work of others in the firm and preparing high level business, estate, trust and individual tax returns.  She also worked with small businesses as an advisor and consultant.  She gained experience working in the government and non-profit sectors.  
In the fall of 2001, Barbara opened her own firm located between Kyle and Buda, Texas.  Her loyal clients are located throughout the Austin Metroplex area, across the United States and in foreign countries.  The firm has grown over time and now has a broad mix of individual clients as well as business clients in many service industries, wholesale, real estate and other sectors of the economy. 
​Barbara welcomes the opportunity to work with individuals from many walks of life, as well as start-ups and established businesses.  In 2016, Barbara was honored by the Kyle Chamber of Commerce to have her business nominated for "Best Small Business of the year." Barbara currently employs Cindy Lawton, who joined the firm as Office Manager in 2017.