Meet Our Team

We are focused on meeting the demands of small to medium sized businesses as well as the individuals behind the business. We have an extensive practice area of tax and business solutions to bring cost effective results to your company. With over 500 companies using our accounting firm for a variety of services, you should be comfortable in our expertise and commitment to excellence.

Our firm has extensive experience in tax services, auditing, and financial consulting, including trust and business planning, business evaluation, and management services. Our experience includes a broad range of industries emphasizing in real estate, oil and gas, wholesale distributors, convenience stores, trucking companies, retailers, farming, and equestrian activities.

Vincent I. Porter, CPA

Vincent I. Porter, CPA

President and CEO

Vincent Porter graduated from Texas State University at San Marcos with a Bachelor of Business Administration with a major in Accounting and Finance. In 2005 he joined the firm of Porter & Company, CPA's where he currently serves as President & CEO.

Vince holds a Certified Public Accounting certificate from the State of Texas. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants. In 2018 he was named by the CPA Practice Advisor as one of the country’s top 40 CPAs under 40. He has been featured in CNN Money, The Street, and The Fort Worth Star Telegram on a variety of topics ranging from tax and accounting to business.

Vince serves on the Board of Directors for the Community Storehouse in Keller, TX. Together Vince and his wife, Heather, have five kids ranging in ages from 4 to 16. The family resides in McKinney. Vincent is an avid hunter, fisherman, cyclist, and sometime Triathlete & Crossfitter. He is an avid fan of college football , professional football and the Rangers.

Donald E. Porter, CPA

Donald E. Porter, CPA

Founder

Don founded the firm, Donald E. Porter CPA , shortly after passing the CPA exam in 1964. Having been a CPA and practitioner for over 50 years there is nothing that has not crossed his desk that would be a new endeavor.

Don holds a Certified Public Accounting certificate from the State of Texas. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants. He is also licensed for securities and insurance.

His interests include community and professional events, studying the Bible, church ministries, hunting and fishing, and watching football.

Monica Hargrove

Monica Hargrove

Client Service Manager

Monica is a graduate of the University of Texas at Arlington with a Bachelor of Business Administration with a major in Accounting. She joined the firm in 2007 where she has served clients in a variety of services and roles.

Monica has two children with her husband Chase. She is an avid Texas Rangers, Dallas Cowboys and Dallas Stars fan.

Alexceia Smith

Alexceia Smith

Project Coordinator

Alexceia is a graduate of National American University. Before joining Porter and Company in 2014, she worked with young children as a lead classroom instructor.


Alexceia is originally from Virginia. Her husband's position brought her and her 2 daughters to Texas. She enjoys cooking and spending time with her daughters when she is not asking her husband questions about football.

Faisal Said

Faisal Said

Associate

Faisal joined the firm in May 2018. He graduated from The University of Texas at Dallas with a Master of Science in Accounting and a Bachelor of Science in Accounting. Before joining the team, Faisal worked as a Senior Tax Specialist.


Faisal enjoys playing chess and rooting for the Dallas Cowboys and Mavericks.

Sangeetha Iyyapillai

Sangeetha Iyyapillai

Associate

Sangeetha joined the firm in August 2018. She graduated in India with a Bachelors degree in Accounting. Sangeetha has 13 years of experience in helping clients with taxes, payroll, and accounting.


Sangeetha enjoys watching movies with her family, cooking, and watching Indian Cricket.

Shruti Bachhawat

Shruti Bachhawat

Associate

Shruti joined the firm in August 2018. She graduated in India with a Bachelors degree in Accounting. Before joining the team, Shruti was a founding partner in a Public Accounting Firm in India.

She enjoys spending time with her family and cooking with her husband.

Heather McCullough

Heather McCullough

Administrative Assistant

Heather is the team’s most recent addition, joining us in November 2018. Heather recently graduated from the University of North Texas with a Bachelors of Science in Kinesiology.

Heather enjoys cooking, doing yoga, and spending time with her 3-year-old dachshund.