Kelley Hathorn

Kelley Hathorn

Manager, Tax & Accounting Services

Kelley is an outstanding accountant and tax preparer with a tremendous knowledge of the U.S. Tax Code, who joined our team in 2013. As the Tax Manager for our co-located accounting and tax firm, Carter & Beard, P.C., she is focused on tax planning, the preparation of tax returns, and providing comprehensive accounting and payroll services to small business owners. She has a broad range of experience in both public and private accounting, including serving as the controller of a car dealership and assisting her husband in numerous business ventures.

Kelley's husband, Mark, is a recently retired tennis coach after many years at McMurry University and Wylie High School in Abilene. He now enjoys driving a bus, managing their sno-cone stands, and spending time with his family.  They have three daughters, Amy, Madison, and Kaitlyn, and three grandchildren.


  • Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting (Summa Cum Laude), McMurry University


  • Certified Public Accountant, State of Texas