“Thanks be to God, who in Christ always leads us in triumph and through us spreads and makes evident the fragrance of the knowledge of God everywhere.”
Annie Fairchild, CPA
In 2001, Annie’s largest client with over $100 million in revenue, and over 100 entities, brought her on to work exclusively with his companies. In 2007, Annie returned to public practice as the Tax Director for a small local firm in the Dallas area, overseeing the tax compliance and strategies for over 500 companies/individuals. In 2009, Annie founded AFairchild, PC to carry on the practice she first initiated in 1992. Her expertise lies in providing tax consulting and compliance to businesses, as well as structural and transactional consulting, from start-ups to well-established businesses.
Annie has been married to her husband, Brad, since 1986, and they have four beautiful daughters. She enjoys camping and crafts, as well as spending time with her family and her church.
Firm Controller/Accounting and Outsourced Services Director
Ginger Roper, Firm Controller/Accounting and Outsourced Services Director
Ginger Roper brings over 20 years of extensive experience to AFairchild. She has worked with companies as a fractional CFO to develop and implement financial systems, strategies, processes and controls to improve clients’ operations and financials. Ginger is dedicated to achieving clients’ financial needs through a variety of services, including applying technical expertise to ensure compliance with and efficient application of GAAP, analyzing and creating a system of internal controls, review of payroll and sales tax laws and compliance, and the preparation of timely financials statements. She also assists clients with their banking relationships to obtain financing as well as work with client vendors. She has consulted with a wide variety of clients, including retail, restaurants, commercial and private real estate developers, professional services, information technology service providers, manufacturing and distributing operations, and nonprofits.
Ginger received her Bachelor’s degree in Accounting from The University of Texas at Arlington. She is a native Texan and lives in Plano, Texas with her husband of 26 years. She enjoys tailgating for Texas A&M home games to visit her three children, cruising the country side in one of their antique cars, and is an active member of her church.
Gil Alonzo, CPA, Principal
Gil graduated first in class with highest honors from The University of Texas at Austin - Red McCombs School of Business. He began his career working for seven years with a Big Four CPA firm. He then served in various Chief Financial Officer and General Management positions covering a broad base of industries. In 1994 he returned to public accounting to join a firm that in 2005 merged into what evolved into ABIP, PC. He served as Managing Shareholder of ABIP, PC from which he retired in 2015. During his tenure with ABIP, PC the firm was awarded various awards for fast growth and best place to work. ABIP, PC grew from 15 to over 80 employees in three Texas offices.
In 2019, Gil joined AFairchild, PC to apply more than 40 years of experience in public accounting and industry in the areas of business consulting, tax planning, tax compliance and client representation before the IRS. More importantly, Gil is assisting with the growth strategy of the firm as it has experienced rapid growth in its recent history. Gil’s business passion is assisting the CPA profession to provide more consulting services to the clients served; to help clients identify, implement and achieve goals. His goal is to help clients work “on” their business, not merely “in” their business.
Gil and his wife, Debra, have three grown children and four grandchildren. Gil and Debra are members of Gateway Church. He is involved in mentoring business owners by facilitating two Kingdom Business Leader groups.
Sheri Headrick, CPA, Tax Director
Sheri received her Bachelor’s degree in Accounting from Oklahoma State University. She has spent more than 20 years in public accounting in the Dallas area and specializes in tax planning and compliance for business owners. With expertise in a variety of industries including professional services, oil and gas, manufacturing, retail, and construction, Sheri provides her clients with exceptional insight and professionalism.
Her background also includes hands-on entrepreneurial services for venture-backed and family owned businesses including review of internal management reports and statements, multi-state and local taxes, and property tax matters. She holds a CPA license in Texas and is a member of the AICPA.
A native Texan, Sheri lives in Frisco, Texas with her husband and has two children. In her spare time, she enjoys gardening, reading, and traveling.
Leadership Development Director
Bryan McLemore, Leadership Development Director
Bryan McLemore, AFairchild’s Director of Leadership Development, facilitates and leads the AFairchild Client Engage initiatives and programs. Bryan is a native Texan with over 20 years of experience training teams and individuals in leadership experiences. Bryan has earned his master’s degree in Organizational Leadership and has worked at the academic level training university students in leadership and cross-cultural communication. Bryan spent many years working in the nonprofit sector on projects such as organizing centers for at-risk youth in Boston, Massachusetts and leading professional teams on humanitarian projects to 18 different nations. Today, Bryan has founded Next Level Renovations in Red Oak, Texas, and continues teaching at the university level. Bryan brings his passion and commitment to AFairchild Client Engage with the goal of inspiring high-impact individuals and teams.
Senior Tax Manager
Dennis Tapp, Senior Tax Manager
Dennis received his Bachelor’s degree from Oklahoma Panhandle State University in December 1996. He has spent 23 years in public accounting in the Dallas area, and joined AFairchild, PC in 2014. His primary disciplines include tax compliance and consulting for corporations, partnerships, and individuals for federal and state purposes. Dennis has substantial experience in the areas of partnership taxation, private equity, real estate, manufacturing distribution, food service, and high net wealth individuals. He is also a member of the National Association of Enrolled Agents.
Dennis has been married to his wife Jennifer since 2008 and has one son Aaron. In his spare time, Dennis enjoys snow skiing, biking, shooting, listening to music, and is an active member Bent Tree Bible Fellowship.
Client Accounting Services Manager