Gainer, Donnelly & Desroches Names New Managing Partner

Houston, Texas-based Gainer, Donnelly & Desroches (FY07 net revenue of $16.3 million) has named George A. Hawkins as the firm’s new MP.

Hawkins becomes the firm’s 4th MP since its founding in 1948. Hawkins succeeds Rod L. Desroches, who served in that position since 2005. Desroches will remain a partner and continue to serve the firm and his clients.

During Hawkins’ tenure with GD&D, he has played an integral role in the overall success of the firm. A partner for over ten years, Hawkins has been with GD&D since 1989. In addition to his specialization in income tax planning and compliance, Hawkins is also the partner in charge of the estate and trust taxation department.

“George will assume this leadership role in a firm that has grown significantly in size and stature in the last few years,” said named partner David Donnelly. “We are confident in George’s leadership abilities and have no doubt that the firm will continue to be successful even in this challenging economic climate.”