Tim McBride

Tim graduated from the University of New Mexico with a BBA in Accounting in 1994.  Working immediately for a small public accounting firm in Arlington, Texas, he received his CPA certification within his first 2 years and was made partner within 4 years, with a firm that would eventually be known as Mesch McBride, PLLC.  In November 2017, he left that firm located in downtown Fort Worth, to team with McBee & Co., PC to start and head their Keller office.  Tim additionally obtained his Securities and Insurance licenses to help him further understand all the nuances of small business and personal tax planning and strategizing.  After purchasing several CPA firms in the last couple of years to help grow his practice, he departed McBee & Co. to operate his own firm which is now McBride & Co., still in the greater Keller/Southlake area.  Tim specializes in auditing and financial statement analysis for small to medium size businesses and personal tax planning.  He has grown his practice to focus and train his staff on meeting the accounting/bookkeeping and tax planning needs of the small to medium size business entrepreneur.  He is proud to call Texas his home and loves spending time with his two kiddos and beautiful wife.  He loves staying in shape and plans to walk on a beautiful beach every day in retirement.

Dillon Smith, EA

Dillon majored in accounting and received his Bachelor’s and Master’s of Science degrees with a specialization in Tax from the University of North Texas Denton in 2015. He was born in McKinney, TX, and attended high school in Alvord, TX. Dillon has been in public accounting, primarily focusing on tax, for over 7 years. In the Spring of 2015, he worked as a Tax Intern with Huselton, Morgan, and Maultsby P.C., which specialized in taxes for the Oil and Gas industry, learning to prepare basic personal 1040 tax returns. From the Fall of 2015 to the Fall of 2017, he worked for Cain, Watters, and Associates, PLLC, which specialized in taxes for the dentistry industry, as a Tax Associate and learned to prepare business tax returns such as 1120 C Corp,1120S S Corp, 1065 Partnership, TX franchises returns, and continue to prepare 1040s varying from simple to difficult. Then he began working at McBride & Co. P.C. CPA (f/k/a McBee & Co. P.C. CPA’s) in the Spring of 2018, which caters to a broad scale of different industries’ taxes, preparing all types of taxes returns as mentioned before with the addition of learning how to prepare 990 Tax Exempt/Non-Profit, 1041 Trust/Estate, and 709 Gift Tax returns. In March 2019 he got his Enrolled Agents license with the IRS to be able to speak to them on the behalf of clients for any of their tax issues and needs. He has been interested in Accounting since his Junior year of High School and knew this was something he wanted to pursue. He has two cats. He enjoys watching Anime, watching horror movies, playing video games, and going for walks.

Thuy Nguyen

Thuy was born and grew up in Ho Chi Minh City, where she has a bachelor’s degree in Economics, majoring in Foreign Trade. In Vietnam, she worked as a Sales Executive for a Trading Company to supply Steel and Non-Ferrous Metal from the Black Sea and LME Market to Vietnam. In 2007, she moved to the U.S. to reunite with her husband in Connecticut, where she has a Master’s degree from the University of Hartford, CT, majoring in Financial Accounting and Taxation.

Thuy worked for First Command Financial Services to prepare complex income tax returns for high-net-worth veterans and members of the US. Army until the Tax Department was closed in 2019. She then joined Liberty Tax – Corporate office to help its Franchisees to resolve tax questions, before sending their query to the software developer. She has moved to Keller in 2020 with her husband and two daughters, where she found a tax position in Mc&Bride & Co. Team.

Vimbayi Kwatara, CPA

Vimbayi was born and raised in Harare, Zimbabwe, where she attained a bachelor’s degree in accounting at the University of Zimbabwe. She worked in accounting, at the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe for 5 years, before moving to Texas with her family in 2013. While raising her young children, she completed all four parts of the CPA exam. She rejoined the workforce in 2021 when she worked as a tax professional with a retail tax firm. She joined McBride & Co P.C. that same year as a tax associate. Vimbayi is currently working on becoming an Enrolled agent. She enjoys cooking, blogging, the outdoors, and spending time with her husband and two children.

Sureshna Pradhan

Sureshna was born and raised in Kathmandu, Nepal. She moved to Texas in 2002. She majored in accounting and received her bachelor’s degree from the University of Texas at Arlington. After graduating from college, she started working for various sectors like Telecom, Retail, and Real Estate Management, from where she gathered various skills and knowledge of accounting. During these times, she found her real passion in accounting. She likes to help clients and is very glad to be part of McBride & Co. Currently, she lives in Fort Worth with her husband and son.

Shelley Maughan

Shelley Maughan graduated in 2015 from the University of North Texas with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting. She previously hired on with the former Coffey and Singletary in 2019, joining the McBride & Co. team in 2021. In addition to her experience at the firm, she worked as an accountant for the LDS church in Salt Lake City. She is currently pursuing her Master of Accounting at Southern Utah University. Shelley and her husband currently live in Central Utah with their four children. In her spare time, she enjoys reading/audiobooks and podcasts, cooking, and hiking local trails.

Inga Vega

Inga started working for McBride & Co. in February 2022. Her area of focus is mainly tax preparation but she also works on accounting/bookkeeping clients as well. Prior to coming to McBride & Co., Inga worked 20 years in the tax preparation industry, with a focus on individual tax preparation and planning.

Ginny Noble

Ginny grew up in Tennessee.  After graduating from Wheaton College near Chicago with a degree in Mathematics, she married and moved to Colorado.  She lived there for ten years and has called Texas home since then.  Ginny has worked for several years with a local CPA firm doing accounting and bookkeeping; and has completed an Accounting Certificate.  Ginny and her family are very involved in their church here in the Keller area.  She also enjoys spending time with her husband, two teen daughters, and little boy.  Her other interests include being outdoors, working out, reading, and traveling.  She is glad to be a part of the McBride & Co. team!

Stephanie Ratcliff

Stephanie Ratcliff was born and raised in the DFW area. She spent many years in an office management position, then took some time to stay home and raise her 2 sons. As they got older, she decided she wanted to get back into office management and found her home with McBride & Co. Since 2021, she has been fortunate enough to be working for a firm so dedicated to their clients. Stephanie enjoys spending time with her church community, family, and friends.

Kim McBride

Kim is originally from Newport Beach, CA, and received her Bachelor’s Degrees in Math and Economics from UCLA. She moved to Aspen, Colorado, and ran three uniquely different business ventures for over twenty-five years. She is now a proud Texan transplant with two daughters. Her oldest is receiving her doctorate degree in Occupational Therapy from Washington University in St. Louis, and her youngest is a junior student-athlete and team captain at the University of Alabama majoring in pre-med. Roll Tide! Kim spends her free time traveling to SEC swim meets to cheer on the Tide and to Kauai where she loves to swim, paddle board, and hike the beautiful island with her husband Tim. She is an avid college football fan and sports enthusiast. She is also the proud stepmom to two very busy Keller teenagers and master to the crown prince of the household, “Diggy” the wonder pug!