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Christie Besse

President, Managing Partner

Christie Besse joined Besse, Carmona, and Partin, PC in 2009 and became the President of the firm January 2019. Since 2015, she has managed the day to day operations. This includes coordinating the staff, reviewing client work, and guiding firm expansion. In addition, she also handles BCP’s new client implementations and software conversions. Christie came from a background in industry and provides the invaluable experience in handling outsourced accounting. Her prior experience includes three years at Sam Yager Incorporated, one year at a global healthcare company and two years at Halliburton working in Sales and Use Tax. Christie graduated from Texas A&M University in 2004 and earned her CPA license in 2008.

Paul Carmona

Vice President, Tax Partner

Paul Carmona joined Besse, Carmona, and Partin, PC in April of 2013 and rose to Vice President in January 2019. He oversees the firm's tax services, from the preparation process to compliance and planning, as well as financial statements. Previously, Paul worked in public accounting for twelve years with a leading Houston CPA firm specializing in audits and reviews with the construction industry. Paul graduated from the University of Texas at Austin in December 1993 with an Accounting Degree, the University of Utah in May 1999 with an MBA, and achieved his CPA license in 2002.

Vincent Tran


Vincent Tran joined Besse, Carmona, and Partin, PC in May of 2010 and became partner in January 2021. A few of his responsibilities include supervising the BCP Financial Statement Preparation Team, preparing tax returns, reconciling cost segregations, and onboarding new clients. In 2007, he graduated from the University of Houston with a BBA in Finance and a BS in Economics and received his CPA license in July 2019.