In 1984, Howard Faske, Ben Ryon and Dick Singhaus formed a partnership to continue their association that began in 1970 as staff accountants at Main Lafrentz & Co., a national CPA firm (now part of KPMG Peat Marwick) and later as partners in Gibson Johnson & Co., a local Austin CPA firm.
The partners shared the same business philosophy – uncompromising service to the client. Throughout its history, Faske Lay & Co., L.L.P. has been dedicated to delivering quality accounting, tax and consulting services in an exceptional manner. Howard, Ben and Dick are now Partner Emeritus and serve as consultants to the firm and our clients.
Sharing the same business philosophy of uncompromising service to the client, Joseph Jistel was admitted as a partner in the firm on August 1, 1999, Jeffrey Miller was admitted as a partner in the firm on January 1, 2008, Connie Clark was admitted as a partner in the firm on January 1, 2014, Augustus Crimm was admitted as a partner in the firm on January 1, 2021, and Amy Minchillo was admitted as a partner in the firm on January 1, 2022.
As a member of the AICPA/TSCPA Peer Review Programs, our firm is subject to their stringent peer review process which challenges and tests our firm and the system of quality control policies and procedures in effect for our accounting and auditing practice, as well as a detailed review of the quality of our work product delivered during the preceding year. We undergo this peer review process of our accounting and auditing practice every three (3) years, and we received a peer review rating of Pass on the most recent Peer Review Report dated November 20, 2020.