About Us

James F. Brenner (Jim)

jim@bga-cpas.com | Phone: 281-360-2800

For over twenty years, Jim served as chief financial officer for multinational companies in the mid-stream oil & gas sector. As CFO, he led or participated in numerous projects and corporate functions in the following areas: finance, treasury, planning, acquisition/divestiture, risk management, information technology, audit, accounting and tax. Jim is a general practitioner who brings broad-based knowledge to a particular problem, and drill-down and drill-around capability to find the best solutions. He has accumulated vast business experience in Latin American, European, Canadian and U.S. financial and tax matters. Today, his practice focuses on providing quality advice to individuals and their small to medium sized businesses.  Jim, the founder of Brenner Global Associates, has been a certified public accountant for over 35 years. He is accredited in business valuations, and is an alumnus of a “Big 4” international accounting firm (PWC) and the University of Florida.

Megan Anderson

Megan Anderson


Megan@bga-cpas.com | Phone: 281-360-2800

Megan has earned a PhD in Business and Accounting from Capella University, a Master of Accountancy - Tax emphasis and a Bachelor of Science in Business & Public Relations with a major in Accounting, the latter two from the University of Arizona.  Megan has lectured on accounting principles and management accounting for several colleges and universities.  She has volunteered preparing U.S. individual income tax returns under the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program of the United Way.  Megan is married to a U.S. Military officer. She currently resides in Bahrain.

Rachel Clark

QuickBooks ProAdvisor

Rachel@bga-cpas.com | Phone: 281-360-2800

Rachel has an Associates of Arts Degree in Business from Lone Star College Kingwood. She has more than twenty years of business accounting experience. She is a well-versed on QuickBooks, general accounting and payroll.  Her background includes experience working in not-for-profits, banking, retail, and marine transportation accounting.

Darcie Eddy


Darcie@bga-cpas.com | Phone: 281-360-2800

Darcie holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business and Accounting and a Master’s Degree in Accounting from the University of Kansas. She has over 15 years of experience in finance and accounting. Her background includes experience as a Manger with the ‘Big 4’ firm KPMG, Financial Reporting Director for a publicly traded company and Controller for small to mid-size businesses. Darcie is licensed in the state of Missouri and is also a QuickBooks Online Certified ProAdvisor.  She currently resides in Libreville, Gabon.

Lori Hudgins

Client Services Coordinator

Lori@bga-cpas.com | Phone: 281-360-2800

Lori has a Masters of Science Degree in Finance from Colorado State University, a Masters of Science Degree in Counseling from Georgia State University and a Bachelors in Interdisciplinary Sciences from the the University of Missouri.  She has held positions in non-profit organizations and banking. Her vast experience includes management, counseling, teaching, and customer relations.

Chandler Karpowich 

Client Services Coordinator 

Chandler@bga-cpas.com | Phone: 281-360-2800

Chandler graduated from the University of Florida with a Bachelor of Science in Tourism, Parks & Recreation. She spent the last 7 years working in the tourism sector focusing on the cruise industry. Her experiences include working at both a multinational company, and a startup, in operational and management roles. Chandler is also a Quickbooks ProAdvisor. She currently resides in Florida with her husband.

Terri Rozell
Terri@bga-cpas.com | Phone: 281-360-2800

Terri holds a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Business and Accounting from the University of Houston-Downtown. She has 36 years of accounting and management experience with a background in the natural gas pipeline and marketing industry.  Her primary focus was in back office operations, storage analysis and settlements.  She is a CPA licensed in the State of Texas and a QuickBooks ProAdvisor.

Nehal Parekh

Nehal Parekh


Nehal@bga-cpas.com | Phone: 281-360-2800

Nehal Parekh is a US Certified Public Accountant and has over 7 years of experience in tax compliance and accounting.  She holds a Bachelor of Business Administration and a Masters of Business Administration from University of Madras in India.  She resides in Virginia with her husband and two kids.

Thomas (Nan) Xu
Thomas@bga-cpas.com | Phone: 281-360-2800

Thomas (Nan) Xu obtained his Masters in Accounting with an emphasis in taxation from Texas A&M University and holds a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Winthorp University.  He is a Certified Public Accountant licensed by Texas and California, as well as a QuickBooks ProAdvisor.  With over five years of experience providing tax compliance and accounting services, Mr. Xu is also fluent in English and Mandarin Chinese.

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