Al Zientek, the owner of Al Zientek, CPA, CFP®, A Professional Corporation, has been in business over thirty years, servicing primarily the west side. A native Houstonian, Al graduated from St. Thomas High School and the University of Houston. He is a Certified Public Accountant and Certified Financial Planner with a practice that focuses on estate planning and taxes.
Al is a member of the Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants and Houston CPA Society. He is on the TSCPA Advanced Estate Planning Committee, Personal Financial Planning Committee, Tax Expo Committee, and CPE by the Sea Committee.
Eric Schneider is a Financial Services Manager with Al Zientek, CPA, CFP®, A Professional Corporation. Eric received his BA from the University of Texas. He grew up in Houston and graduated from Strake Jesuit High School.
As an Investment Advisor Representative and financial planner, Eric handles the firm’s financial planning and consulting and investment management services.
Kathy Herbert, CPA, is a junior partner and tax manager with Al Zientek, CPA, CFP®, A Professional Corporation. A graduate of the University of Texas, she has a Bachelor of Business Administration with a major in Accounting. She is a member of the Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants and Houston CPA Society.
Debbie Zientek joined the firm of Al Zientek, CPA, CFP®, A Professional Corporation, in 2011. She is the editor of the company's monthly newsletter, a financial services assistant, and handles firm administration.
A native Houstonian, Debbie graduated from the University of Houston with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English Education.
Gayle Holt has 30+ years of experience working in accounting and tax departments and has been with Al Zientek, CPA, CFP®, A Professional Corporation, since 2003. She is our Tax Coordinator and handles tax preparation and QuickBooks consulting.
Meliha Cocic is the Administrative Assistant at Al Zientek, CPA, CFP®, A Professional Corporation. She is the person to call to set up an appointment with any of the office staff. When your tax return or other work is ready to be picked up, she is the one who will contact you. Meliha is also the one who will greet you at the front window.
Steve Marget is an estate attorney who has officed at Al Zientek, CPA, CFP®, A Professional Corporation, since 2005. Al Zientek and Steve Marget often team up to provide estate services to a number of the firm's clients with Al preparing the plans and Steve drafting the necessary documents.
Steve received his law degree from the University of Iowa. He moved to Texas in 1984 and is licensed to practice law in both Texas and Iowa. He has over thirty years of estate, will, and trust experience as an attorney and bank trust officer in the administration of both personal trusts and retirement services in Houston.