Meet the Partners

Chad Dowd, CPA

Chad is the son of Wayne and Margaret Dowd. He is a native of Texarkana, Arkansas, a graduate of Arkansas High School and a graduate of the University of Arkansas school of business. Chad returned home in 1997 after completing his accounting degree to serve the public and obtain his CPA license. Chad's favorite field of accounting is tax and considers it to be his specialty, although he is experienced in all fields of accounting. The growth and progress of the city of Texarkana is important to Chad. As a former member of the city board, Chad wants to see the city grow and prosper on both sides of the state line in order to help ensure a strong economy for generations to come for Texarkana.

Chad is married to Melanie Dowd and has three children, Beth Ann, Walker, and Mary Margaret. When he isn't in the office, Chad enjoys hunting, fishing, golfing, cooking, and spending time with his family at the lake. Chad is a true Arkansan and is a huge supporter of the Arkansas Razorbacks.

Professional Association Memberships
• Member, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
• Member, Arkansas Society of Certified Public Accountants
• Texarkana Chapter Society of Certified Public Accountants

Professional Licenses
• Arkansas State Board of Public Accountancy

Community Involvement
• Member of the Texarkana Chamber of Commerce
• Former Board Chairman for the Four States Fair Association
• Former Treasurer for the Four States Fair Association
• Former Treasurer of the Boys and Girls Club of Texarkana
• Former Member of the Board of Adjustments for the City of Texarkana
• Former Committee Member for the local chapter of Ducks Unlimited
• Former Assistant Mayor of Texarkana, AR
• Proud member of the Razorback Foundation

Joe Dowd, CPA

Joe is also a native of Texarkana, Arkansas. He is the son of Wayne and Margaret Dowd, a graduate of Arkansas High School, and the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville school of business. He started his career working for a public accounting firm in Little Rock, Arkansas where he provided audit and tax services. He has been in public accounting since 1997 serving numerous clients providing tax, accounting, consulting, auditing and review services for various individuals, businesses and non-profit organizations. Joe specializes in the areas of construction, real estate, agriculture, wholesale and retail, service industries, and many other industries.

Joe is married to Natasha Dowd of Texarkana and has three daughters, Victoria, Olivia, and Bailey. Joe enjoys spending time with his family along with many outdoor activities including golf, duck and deer hunting, fishing for trout and smallmouth bass, canoeing, kayaking, riding ATV’s and enjoying the many beautiful places Arkansas has to offer.

Professional Association Memberships
• Member, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
• Member, Arkansas Society of Certified Public Accountants
• Texarkana Chapter Society of Certified Public Accountants

Professional Licenses
• Arkansas State Board of Public Accountancy

Community Involvement
• Board of Directors Commercial National Bank
• Leadership Texarkana Graduate
• Member and Director, Texarkana Chapter Society Public Accountants
• Former Member Texarkana Airport Authority
• Former Chairman, Texarkana Airport Authority
• Former Chairman, Texarkana Airport Authority Finance Committee
• Former Chairman and Treasurer, Ducks Unlimited, Texarkana Chapter
• Former Zone Chairmen, Arkansas Ducks Unlimited
• Former Board Member, Texarkana Challenged Outdoorsmen

Awards
Ducks Unlimited Membership Event in Arkansas, 2004-Event Efficiency Award & President's Top 100 Chapters in Nation

Margaret Dowd, CPA

Margaret was born in Mountain Home, Arkansas, and is a graduate from the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville where she earned her Bachelor of Arts in 1965. She has been in public accounting since 1980 as a CPA. Her work history is extensive serving on numerous audits for various companies, providing tax and accounting services for individuals, corporations, partnerships and non-profit organizations.

Margaret is married to Wayne Dowd of Texarkana, Arkansas and they have two sons, Chad Dowd and Joe Dowd, both of Texarkana, Arkansas. Margaret enjoys spending time with her grandchildren, fishing, playing golf, and camping.

Professional Association Memberships
• Member, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
• Member, Arkansas Society of Certified Public Accountants
• Member, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Private Companies Practice Section
• Member, Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants
• Member, Texarkana Chapter of Certified Public Accountants

Community Involvement
• Member of Texarkana Regional Airport Authority Board, 1989-1995. Former Chairman of Finance Committee, former Vice Chairman of Board, former Chairman, Former Chairman of Property and Facilities Committee
• Former Commissioner and Secretary/Treasurer - Red River Commission of Arkansas
• Former Member - Governor's Aerospace Task Force
• Former Treasurer & Board Member - Texas A & M University-Texarkana Alumni Association
• Former President of the Texarkana Chapter of CPAs
• Former Secretary Arkansas Society of CPAs
• Former Board member of Arkansas Society of CPAs
• Former Treasurer & Board Member - Texarkana Baseball Association, Inc.
• Former Board of Directors, Texarkana Chamber of Commerce, and Former Vice-President
• Graduate of Leadership Texarkana
• Board Member, St. Michael Hospital Foundation