Weaver Announces Executive Leadership Changes

Sean Muller

Sean Muller

Houston-based Weaver (FY17 net revenue of $115.2 million) will expand and realign its executive leadership team to support growth of the firm and provide better service for clients. Effective June 1, Sean Muller will be promoted to COO of tax services and Trey Hunt to PIC of a new national commercial services industry practice. The expanded executive leadership team will also include Kevin Sanford, PIC of the national financial services industry practice. Muller, Hunt and Sanford join current executive team members John Mackel, MP and CEO; David Rook, COO for assurance and advisory services; and Kerry Caves, COO for the firm.

“These changes will better position Weaver to achieve our vision and strategy,” says Mackel. “They will help us address new market opportunities, maximize professional growth for our people, and leverage the skills and potential of more leaders across the firm.”

Trey Hunt

Trey Hunt

Muller, who is based in Houston, joined Weaver as a tax partner in 2011. He has more than 25 years of experience providing tax and consulting services for publicly traded corporations and private entities, including international tax coordination. He moves into the COO position from his previous role as PIC of tax and strategic business services for Weaver’s Southwest Texas region. Muller’s diverse experience spans industries such as energy, real estate, engineering services, industrial services and distribution.

Hunt, in the Houston office, joined Weaver as a senior manager in 2007 and was named partner in 2010. He has more than 17 years in public accounting, including Big 4 experience. Hunt previously led assurance services for Weaver’s Southwest Texas region; before that, he led the oil and gas industry practice. In his new role, he will work with Weaver’s commercial industry leaders to develop new strategies and initiatives to grow the industry groups firmwide.

Kevin Sanford

Kevin Sanford

Sanford, who is based in the Dallas and Fort Worth, Texas office, began his career at Weaver in 2000 and was named partner in 2009. He has led Weaver’s financial services industry practice since 2010, serving a wide variety of companies in the financial services industry. In his expanded role, he will lead growth and strategy for this practice nationwide.