The Mangold Group Management Team

The Mangold Group, CPAs, PC is a full service public accounting firm. Our firm experience is wide and varied with over 100 years of combined experience in highly complex accounting and tax matters. We have worked in many industries and companies of every size and a wide range of needs.

Thomas Mangold
Thomas MangoldCPA/ABV/CITP/CGMA
President
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Lisa A. Sretenovic
Lisa A. SretenovicCPA/CITP/CGMA
Senior Accounting Manager
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Jeffrey J. Ersig
Jeffrey J. ErsigCPA/CFF, CVA
Senior Manager
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Cinda A. Brown
Cinda A. BrownSales and
Marketing Director
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Thomas Mangold

cpa-abv-logosBBA, Accounting, University of Texas at Austin

Member:
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants,
Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants

Thomas Mangold founded the firm that has grown into The Mangold Group in 1991 after spending over seven years in accounting and management roles at one of the largest national retailers. After graduating from the University of Texas, Thomas spent two years at one of the largest world-wide accounting and consulting firms before setting out to grow The Mangold Group into one of Austin’s top 25 CPA firms.

Thomas is Accredited in Business Valuation by the AICPA. The ABV Credential is granted to qualified CPAs who pass a rigorous exam and possess considerable professional experience in business valuation and broad knowledge of accounting, finance, economics, and general business principles.

Thomas is also an AICPA Certified Information Technology Professional, a unique credential designed specifically for the CPAs who have a wide range of documented IT competency. A CITP provides an organization with someone who can translate technical information into results-oriented business language that key decision makers can understand.

Thomas’ hands-on approach to problem-solving and a personal interest in each client’s success is the driving force behind The Mangold Group. As the founder, CEO and President of the firm, Thomas Mangold personally monitors every engagement.

When Thomas is not practicing accounting, he is wakeboarding, biking, or fishing.

CITP

Lisa A. Sretenovic

BBA, Accounting, University of Texas at San Antonio
Certified ProAdvisor - QuickBooksMBA, Finance Concentration, University of Texas at San Antonio

Member:
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants
Vice President & Treasurer, Riverwalk Condominium Homeowner Association, Austin, 2007 – 2010
Volunteer, Texas Accountants and Lawyers for the Arts
Volunteer and Guest Speaker, TSCPA Financial Literacy
Volunteer and Guest Speaker, Dress for Success Financial Literacy
Volunteer, Financial Literacy Coalition of Central Texas

Lisa, a shareholder of The Mangold Group, is an entrepreneurially oriented professional delivering financial and organizational efficiencies to increase the profit in small and large companies. She manages client relationships with customized schedules of services in accounting, tax, strategic planning, budgeting, analysis, process improvement, and training. Some of her 20+ years of industry experience include: aeronautics, construction, manufacturing, non-profits, oil & gas, real estate, research, restaurant, retail, technology, international business, and professional services. Her experience in many industries allows her to apply a broad knowledge in a variety of areas.

Lisa holds the AICPA Certified Information Technology Professional (CITP), a unique credential designed specifically for the CPAs who have a wide range of documented IT competency. A CITP provides an organization with someone who can translate technical information into results-oriented business language that key decision makers can understand. Her IT proficiencies provide clients with research and implementation of accounting software interfaces and upgrades, including point-of-sales, merchant services, asset management, job costing, and other industry-specific modules.

She has the ability to communicate complex financial information in a language appropriate for the audience from the board of directors to the IT department or the director’s assistant to the small business owner. She particularly enjoys the education of financial literacy to non-profits and entrepreneurs.

World-travel, kayaking, wine-making, and the development of young musicians are some of the interests Lisa pursues.

Jeffrey J. Ersig

cpa-cff-cva-logos-JEFFMBA, University of California at Davis
BA, University of Wisconsin at Madison

Member:

 

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants
California Society of Certified Public Accountants
Wisconsin Society of Certified Public Accountants
National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts
Financial Planning Association

Jeff is a licensed Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in Texas, California, and Wisconsin.
He also is a Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA) awarded to CPAs by the National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts and is Certified in Financial Forensics (CFF) awarded by the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA).

His professional specializations include:
Tax planning, projections, and compliance for businesses, estates, trusts, and individuals
Business valuations in multiple industries
Marital dissolution consulting in litigation, mediation, and collaborative settings
Forensic accounting
Business consulting

Jeff’s interests include running, tennis, cycling, hiking and traveling.

Cinda A. Brown

B.S., University of Texas at Austin
Westlake Chamber of Commerce, Ambassador 2006 – 2010
Westlake Chamber of Commerce, Marketing Committee, 2010-2013

Awards:
Westlake Chamber of Commerce Member of the Year 2008
Westlake Chamber of Commerce Ambassador of the Year 2010

Cinda Brown joined The Mangold Group, CPAs in 2006 in a newly created position as a Sales and Marketing Manager. Cinda brings many years of experience in marketing and business development to the firm.

The Mangold Group, CPAs and TMG Software, LLC are committed to providing its clients superior service that exceeds their expectations. Cinda’s part in achieving this result is to coordinate the startup of new clients, serve as a point of contact, monitor their satisfaction, and make sure that they receive prompt responses when they need assistance.

Cinda is active in the Westlake Chamber of Commerce, Mobile Loaves & Fishes, and church. She also enjoys traveling and spending time with family and friends.