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Howard Announces Tax Promotions

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Dallas, Texas, July 2016 – Howard, LLP congratulates Leisha Gardner and Holly Watkins on their recent promotion to Senior Tax Manager.

“We’re pleased to announce Leisha and Holly as part of our leadership team,” said Partner-In-Charge of the Tax Department Gary Kroll. “We know they’ll make an immediate impact and we’re thrilled to have them,” said Gary. Please join us in congratulating them on this promotion.


Leisha Gardner, Senior Tax Manager: Leisha joined the firm in 2011 as a member of the tax team with significant experience in both private industry and public accounting. Her experience includes working with clients in all areas of taxation and her primary focus is individual taxation, tax planning and related compliance, and corporate, partnership and fiduciary taxation. Learn more at:

Holly Watkins, Senior Tax Manager: Holly joined the firm in 2009. She is known for providing high-quality service, in addition to personal and caring involvement for her clients. With over 15 years of tax experience, she has served a wide-range of industries and tax entities including real estate, restaurant, high net-worth individuals, and mutli-state and consolidated corporations. Learn more at: