Our Story

Over The Years

1999

PATRICIA A. BAUER, PC

Patricia Bauer founds the firm.
2002

BAUER, WILLIS & ASSOCIATES, INC.

Theresa Willis joins as partner.
2012

BWC & ASSOCIATES, INC.

Kylene Carse becomes a partner.
2017

BWC & ASSOCIATES, INC.

Theresa Willis retires as a partner and
remains “Of Counsel”.
2018

BWC & ASSOCIATES, INC.

Marisol Orozco becomes a partner.
2020

BWCO CPAS, INC.

We finally changed our name!
Theresa Willis retires from the firm.
2021

BWCO CPAS, INC.

Patricia Bauer retires as a partner and
remains “Of Counsel”.

Our History

Throughout our twenty plus years in business we have grown from a one-woman shop and our first tax software appropriately named “Pencil Pushers”, to our current all-women powered team of eight working with an advanced array of cloud software mostly in a virtual environment. While technological advances have allowed us to stay nimble and adapt quickly, our core values, personalized solutions, and friendly atmosphere have remained our unwavering anchor over time.

Meet

Kylene Carse, CPA

PARTNER

Kylene has a bachelor’s degree in accounting from the University of Texas at San Antonio. She joined BWCO in 2003.

Marisol Orozco, CPA

PARTNER

Marisol has a bachelor’s degree in accounting from the Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon in Monterrey, Mexico. She joined BWCO in 2004.

Patricia A. Bauer, CPA

OF COUNSEL

Pat has a bachelor’s degree in accounting from the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee and received an MBA from the University of Texas at San Antonio. She started BWCO in 1999.

Meet Your Support Team

Rose Yanez

Rose has a bachelor’s degree in accounting from the University of Texas at San Antonio. She joined BWCO in 2011.

Corina Contreras

Corina has an MBA from the University of Phoenix and a bachelor’s degree from the University of Phoenix. She joined BWCO in 2020.

Katie George

Katie has a bachelor’s degree in political science from Western Washington University in Bellingham, Washington. She joined BWCO in 2016.

Meghan Ort

Meghan has a bachelor’s degree in interdisciplinary studies from the University of Texas at San Antonio. She joined BWCO in 2020.

Angelica Gonzalez

Angelica has a bachelor’s degree in computer science from Texas A&M University in Kingsville. She joined BWCO in 2005.
Why Us
We value, above all else, the relationships that we build with our clients and recognize the uniqueness that each client brings to our firm. These relationships form the foundation of our practice.
Our Mission
To provide accounting, tax, and advisory services to our clients in a fun and friendly atmosphere while being the “behind the scenes” foundational support partners and trusted advisors our clients can rely on.

Our Technology

While our firm operates almost entirely in the cloud, rest assured our heads are NOT in the clouds when it comes to protecting your information.

We strive to provide convenient, private, and secure ways to manage your business and personal tax and accounting information. We are committed to building security into everything we do. Our internal processes and tools help ensure that everyone at BWCO considers your security as an integral part of what we do.

BWCO is also compliant with IRS best practices for data security.

Quick Books

Accounting & Payroll

QUICK BOOKS

BWCO is a Pro Advisor Partner with QuickBooks.
Xero

Accounting

XERO

BWCO is a Bronze Level Partner with Xero.
Gusto

Payroll

GUSTO

BWCO is a Silver Level Partner with Gusto.
Karbon

Client Management

KARBON

Our tool for collaborating directly and securely with clients.
SmartVault

Document Management

SMARTVAULT

BWCO provides secure portals for our clients to send and receive files.
DocuSign

E-Signing

DocuSign

BWCO provides secure e-signing capabilities through DocuSign.

Ready to take the next step?
Let’s talk.