Christy Cates
Tax Partner

Christy Cates helps individuals and private company clients with tax planning and consulting in the energy, real estatefamily groups, and not-for-profit industries.

Professional Certifications

Certified Public Accountant (CPA)

Professional Organizations

  • Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants (TXCPA)
  • Fort Worth Chapter, TXCPA
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • Council of Petroleum Accountants Society of Fort Worth (COPAS)
  • Chamber of Commerce and Vision Fort Worth
  • Fort Worth Wildcatters

Board and Community Service

  • Susan G. Komen Greater Fort Worth – Board of Directors and Finance Committee Chair
  • United Way’s Young Leadership Society and Women’s Leadership Society
  • Leadership Fort Worth
  • Arts Council of Fort Worth and Tarrant County Board of Directors (2011-2017)
  • Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce – Finance Committee (2011-2017)
  • Fort Worth Business Press 40 Under 40 Award Recipient
  • Texas Society of CPAs Rising Star Award Recipient


  • B.B.A. in Accounting, Texas Wesleyan University
  • M.B.A. in Accounting and Management Information Systems, Texas Wesleyan University