Our Team

Kramr CPAs & Advisors, PC is committed to offering its clients a wide range of strategic tax planning and business advisory services to help them make the most of new opportunities, realize their financial priorities, and maximize growth potential.

For questions or to inquire about a free consultation to learn more about solutions specific to your business, please call (281) 469-6600 or send an e-mail [email protected].

Samantha M. Kramr, CPA — President

Born in Las Vegas, but moved to Texas as quickly as she could at the young age of three months, Samantha was raised in Clear Lake City. She earned a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Baylor University in 1990 and became licensed as a Certified Public Accountant in 1993. For 30-plus years, Samantha has worked closely with a variety of small to mid-size businesses and individuals as a strategic partner to help them achieve their business and tax goals, and strategically prepare financially for the future.

Samantha’s professional memberships include the Association of International Certified Professional Accountants (AICPA) and Houston Chapter of the Texas Society of CPAs. She has been chairperson of the NW CPA Roundtable Discussion Group for over a decade. When she’s not busy leading the team, she finds time to travel with her husband and grown children. She also enjoys beach combing to collect objects, such as seashells, sea glass, driftwood, and other hidden treasures along the seashore.

In most recent news, after working at Hoole & Kramr CPAs, PC, for seven years, Samantha assumed full ownership of the firm in 2016 and changed the name in Jan. 2023, to Kramr CPAs & Advisors, PC. Samantha leads her team of friendly, professional CPAs, advisors, and support staff that are committed to building long-term relationships with clients through excellent customer service and expertise in specialized areas, such as business start-up & small businesses.

Nikki Tagliaferro, CPA — Senior Tax Consultant

Nikki earned her bachelor’s degree in accounting in May of 2018 and her master’s in accounting in 2019 from Sam Houston State University. She is a licensed Certified Public Accountant in Texas, as well as a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the Texas Society of CPAs. Nikki has been a member of Kramr CPAs & Advisors since Jan. 2020. In her free time, Nikki enjoys traveling and spending time with family and friends.

Ana Williams, EA — Senior Tax Consultant & Tax Resolution Specialist

Ana has been a member of Kramr CPAs & Advisors since 2016. She has extensive experience in handling IRS, state, local, and international tax issues. She obtained the Enrolled Agent Credentials in 2018, and has accumulated extensive experience in IRS resolution.

On a daily basis, she assists clients with tax planning and preparation, and analyzing federal and state tax returns. Ana obtained her bachelor’s degree and her license to practice law in Venezuela in 2006 from the Universidad Santa Maria. In 2009, she received two master’s degrees in international law and international business law at Universidad Complutense de Madrid. She continues her professional education and is currently working on the CPA license. She has passed two parts of the exam and should be licensed by the end of 2024. She enjoys spending time with her three children and husband when not working at the firm.

Michelle Llorance —Office Manager

Michelle has been a valued member of the Kramr CPAs & Advisors team since 2017, assuming the role of Office Manager in 2018. Prior to joining the firm, she spent 15 years as an accounts receivable manager and data entry professional, accumulating over 26 years of experience in administrative and management positions. With her extensive background, meticulous attention to detail, and unwavering commitment to clients,

Michelle plays a crucial role in maintaining the team’s efficiency and ensuring timely, high-quality service for all clients. As a proud Houston native, she actively participates in the local community, carrying a deep sense of hometown pride. While cherishing moments with her husband and three young boys, she embarked on her own small business venture in 2023. She finds joy in participating in local community markets and supporting fellow small business owners.

Sarai Cardoso — Tax Advisor

Sarai became a member of the Kramr CPAs & Advisors team in 2017, contributing her administrative skills while diligently pursuing her Associate of Arts degree. Over time, she advanced within the company, previously managing the billing and accounts receivable department alongside other administrative duties. Sarai completed her associate’s degree in 2020 and is now on track to graduate in May 2024 from the University of Houston-Downtown

with a bachelor’s degree in business and finance. Post-graduation, Sarai intends to continue her career in tax-related accounting with the firm, focusing on providing invaluable assistance to clients in tax planning and preparation. Her expertise allows her to navigate the complexities of tax regulations, tailoring strategies to optimize clients’ financial outcomes while ensuring compliance. During her downtime, Sarai indulges her passion for travel by meticulously planning new adventures worldwide, enriching her life experiences.

Cindy Saldana— Tax Consultant

Cindy graduated in 1990 from the University of Houston with a bachelor’s degree in business and commerce. Her close to 20-year professional career has included working as a branch manager and loan officer in consumer banking, and as an accounting clerk and office manager for two local small businesses. Cindy began working at Kramr CPAs & Advisors in 2021 as a tax consultant.

Clients benefit from her meticulous, detail-oriented, and well-organized approach to  analyzing and entering their information and documentation into tax returns, and reconciling their bank accounts using QuickBooks. Cindy proudly considers herself to be a native Houstonian since she moved to the Lone Star State from Superior, WI, with her parents as a baby. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends, including her two college-age boys.

Jenna Brodnik— Tax Consultant

In June 2022, Jenna joined Kramr CPAs & Advisors, initially working in administration. However, armed with a keen eye for detail and a passion for numbers, she smoothly transitioned into the role of a tax consultant within the firm. Excelling at preparing tax returns, Jenna ensures accuracy and compliance for clients. Through consistently demonstrating accountability and a proactive mindset,

she endeavors not only to meet but exceed the expectations of both clients and colleagues, nurturing long-term partnerships founded on mutual respect and shared success. Motivated by her passion for accounting, Jenna is concurrently pursuing her degree in accounting at the University of Houston, with a clear goal in mind: obtaining her CPA license to further solidify her expertise in the field. As a student member of TX CPAs and AICPA, she remains updated on industry trends and developments. During her free time, you can usually find her immersed in a book or catching up with family and friends.

Lucy Gonzalez — Tax Consultant

Lucy has been a member of Kramr CPAs & Advisors since January of 2024. She earned her bachelor’s degree in accounting in December of 2021 and is currently pursuing her master’s degree in business administration. She is scheduled to graduate in August of 2024 from the University of Texas A&M – Corpus Christi.

Shortly after receiving her bachelor’s degree, Lucy began her accounting career as a full-time bookkeeper and gained knowledge in recording financial transactions, maintaining accurate records, and producing financial statements. In addition to her previous experience, Lucy continues to utilize her bookkeeping knowledge while preparing client tax returns ensuring that taxes are calculated correctly and that all required information is readily available for tax reporting purposes. When she isn’t calculating numbers, she enjoys a sunny day at the beach and spending time with friends and family.

Lindsey Blasch — Administrative Assistant

Lindsey is an Administrative Assistant at Kramr CPAs & Advisors, where she has excelled since joining the team in February 2024. Her journey into administrative support follows a decade-long career in music education and preschool teaching, where she honed her skills in organization, communication, and client care. Leveraging her background in nurturing young minds,

Lindsey transitioned her dedication to service to the realm of tax preparation and business advisory services. In her role, Lindsey oversees critical tasks such as filing client documents with meticulous attention to detail and facilitating smooth appointment scheduling. Her commitment to efficiency and professionalism ensures that client needs are met with precision and care. Beyond her professional endeavors, Lindsey’s Southern upbringing instills in her a genuine passion for gardening and home canning. Lastly, Lindsey finds joy in her roles as a foster-adopt Mama and a lizard lover.

Lisa Larson — Administrative Assistant

Lisa is an Administrative Assistant at Kramr CPAs & Advisors since February 2023. With a bachelor’s degree in business management from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, she brings valuable expertise to her role. Lisa’s main responsibilities include assisting clients with their needs and organizing appointment folders.

Her dedication is focused on providing excellent service and support to clients, helping them achieve their goals. Outside of work, Lisa enjoys traveling, exploring National Parks, reading, and cherishing moments with her family through games and adventures.

Victoria Kramr — Tax Advisor

Victoria Kramr is a dedicated Tax Advisor at Kramr CPAs & Advisors, bringing her expertise to the team since 2019. Previously serving as the firm’s Marketing Director, Victoria now focuses on assisting clients in tax planning and preparation. With a keen understanding of their individual circumstances, she ensures compliance with the current tax regulations for both small businesses and personal finances.

To ensure she accurately and efficiently helps clients, she is currently studying at Lone Star College part time to sit for the CPA exam. Additionally, she has completed the first two EA exams and looks forward to passing the last exam to become an Enrolled Agent with the IRS in May 2024. Previously, Victoria completed her associates of liberal arts degree from Lone Star College in 2018, followed by her bachelor’s degree from the University of St. Thomas – Houston in 2022. Apart from her professional commitments, she actively contributes to her community as a member of the Houston Grotto, the Northwest Houston Chamber of Commerce, and the Young Catholic Professionals – Houston. During her leisure time, Victoria enjoys drawing, classical music, and exploring state and national parks.