Heather Sanders, CPA


Heather is a local from Kilgore who holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Accounting and a Masters of Accountancy from the University of Texas at Tyler. She has been a licensed certified public accountant since 2016. Heather began her career with Henry & Peters in the Tyler office when she completed her Bachelors in 2012, but most recently transferred to their Longview office. Her main focus as a tax practitioner has been with tax planning, reporting and compliance services for individuals, partnerships and corporations, trusts and estates. Her industry concentrations include non-profit organizations, real estate, farm and ranch, and closely-held businesses.

Heather is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants. She currently serves as a board member and Young CPA committee member for the East Texas Chapter of the Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants.

She enjoys furthering the accounting profession with local students as a member of the University of Texas at Tyler Accounting Advisory Council. She is a Leadership Tyler Class 30 alumni and currently involved in the Junior League of Longview.

Heather was awarded the Kay Latta Award in 2019, as well as honored by the Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants as a 2019 Rising Star.

“Our company moved our business from one of the largest firms in the country to Henry & Peters nine years ago and have been very pleased.”

— Treasurer, Manufacturing Company

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