At ATKG, our core values are Positivity, Team, Open, Insightful, and Caring. We are committed to enhancing prosperity in our all-star lineup of professionals and invest in each team member as they work to accomplish their professional goals. With great pride, ATKG announces its 2021 promotions of team members who have lived our core values and pushed the limits every day to deliver their very best.
In addition to her new partner role, Allison leads the federal tax team. She holds a bachelor’s and master’s degree in Accounting from Texas A&M University, having graduated Summa Cum Laude. Allison began with ATKG in 2017 and came to us with nearly 10 years of public accounting experience from the Big Four and a great background in retail, non-profit, professional services, and wealth management. She is a member of the AICPA and the Texas Society of CPAs and serves on the Leadership Council of the Association of Former Students of Texas A&M University.
Diane is a Magna Cum Laude graduate from The University of Texas at San Antonio, where she obtained her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Accounting. After spending 5 years with a national firm, Diane joined ATKG in 2010. Her Industry expertise includes real estate, construction, retail, and professional services. Diane leads the firm’s resource management and sales teams and is heavily involved in firm recruiting efforts. She is also responsible for evolving our client service model to create a unique ATKG experience. Never one to sit still, Diane currently serves as Treasurer for the CREW San Antonio Board of Directors, is a graduate of the Real Estate Council of San Antonio Leadership Development program and the Texas CPA Society San Antonio Leadership Advantage program and Institute for Developing Excellence in Accounting Leadership.
Before joining the firm in 2017, Kalyn spent time with both the Big Four and a local firm, where she gained expertise in real estate, oil and gas, ranches, and non-profits. Kalyn received her Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Economics and her Master of Science in Accounting from Texas A&M University. She currently serves as Chair of A&M’s AgriLife Vice Chancellors Forum and is also a Lifetime Legacy Society Heritage member. Kalyn was recently selected to serve on A&M’s AgriLife Inclusive Excellence Advisory Board. This newly formed Advisory Board is committed to removing barriers to opportunities for students, staff, and faculty alike.
With more than 20 years of accounting and office management experience, you could say Shannon knows a thing or two about running the day-to-day operations for companies. Her industry expertise includes real estate, legal, and nonprofit. Shannon received her Bachelor of Arts in Finance from Texas State University in 2002 and previously worked as the financial administrator for the Junior League of San Antonio for five years.
Esteban began with ATKG as an intern in 2018. Before joining ATKG, Esteban started his accounting career working alongside the company bookkeeper to manage his parents’ Chinese Restaurant’s finances. Esteban graduated Cum Laude with a bachelor’s in accounting from The University of Texas at San Antonio. Esteban keeps things upbeat within the firm by being a part of Fun Infusion and is a huge asset to our international tax team.
ATKG congratulates each of these team members for being rock stars for our firm, its clients, and our community. We look forward to what big things are next for our team and to watch the continued positive impact each of them will have upon our firm’s continued growth and success.