Jerry Spence, CPA, is a partner at Gowland Strealy Morales & Co PLLC in Corpus Christi. He has been a CPA since 1987 and has practiced in both public and private sectors. He graduated from St. Mary’s University of San Antonio with a BBA in Accounting. He became a partner on January 1, 1999 and is responsible for the tax, estate and financial planning practice of the firm.
Spence is active in the Corpus Christi Chapter of the Texas Society of CPA's and served as President for 2007-2008. He is currently a State Director for the Corpus Christi Chapter, representing the Chapter at State society meetings. He is also active in the Rotary Club of Corpus Christi and served on the club's board of directors. Spence is a member of the Corpus Christi Estate Planning Council and a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants. He and his wife, Patricia, have three sons and are members of Most Precious Blood Catholic Church.
He is currently serving on the Executive Board of the Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants and has been appointed to the AICPA Council. He is also Chairman elect of the Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants.