Firm & Staff Profile

Plano CPA - Plano Small Business Services - Plano Accounting Firm

Steve Hill & Associates was founded by Steve Hill in 1993 and is licensed by the Texas State Board of Public Accountancy to practice as a CPA firm.  Since its inception, the firm has catered to the financial needs of small businesses and their owners as well as to the tax needs of individuals.  The firm’s strategic focus is to provide outsourced accounting, payroll, financial reporting, tax compliance, and controller and CFO services to businesses that do not have the resources or budget for a full-time, in-house accounting department, controller and CFO.  Our firm can provide these services with highly qualified and experienced staff at a fraction of the cost of employing similar staff on a full-time, in-house basis.

Steve Hill CPA, the firm’s owner, is a native Dallas Texan and received his Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Accounting from the University of Texas at Arlington in 1982.  He earned his CPA designation in 1984.  He has nine years of combined experience with the international accounting firms of KPMG, Price Waterhouse Coopers and Grant Thornton.  He has also served as the Chief Financial Officer of several Dallas banks.  He founded Steve Hill & Associates in 1993 and has seen it grow to over 500 clients.  He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants and is a QuickBooks ProAdvisor.  He has been married since 1982 and has two adult daughters.

Denise Maxwell CPA (Tax/Accounting Manager) grew up in San Angelo, TX and earned her Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Accounting from Angelo State University in 1980.  She earned her CPA designation in 1984.  She worked as a tax accountant at Armstrong, Backus & Co, LLP for ten years before beginning her family.  She joined Steve Hill and Associates LLC in 2002 after raising her children.

Tim Durnin (Tax/Accounting Staff) grew up in Melbourne Florida and earned his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree in Management from the University of Florida in 2010. He is currently working towards his Masters of Science degree in Accounting from the University of Texas at Dallas. He worked for seven years in asset management at C-III Capital Partners, a commercial real estate investment fund and CMBS special servicer prior to joining Steve Hill and Associates in 2019.