Caitlin LeMaire is passionately dedicated to inspiring clients, employees, and stakeholders to contribute positively to society and elevate humanity. As an owner and partner at LJB CPA, she has a significant role in day-to-day operations. Her responsibilities encompass firm management, staff development and training, marketing and business development, HR, and technology implementations. Additionally, she is the partner in charge of the firm’s audit and accounting practices and is a leader in the compliance practice. Caitlin is also deeply involved in strategic planning, guided by her steadfast commitment to the principles of conscious capitalism.
Caitlin’s professional journey began as an auditor at Ernst & Young. Seeking a more direct impact, she transitioned to public accounting at a local firm. This move enabled Caitlin to focus on serving small and midsize businesses. Her extensive experience spans a broad range of sectors including airlines, casinos, technology, media, service, retail, entertainment, nonprofits, and construction.
In 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic brought new challenges and opportunities. Observing a market gap, Caitlin assisted numerous clients and community members in navigating the intricate landscape of COVID relief options for small and mid-sized businesses. This period solidified her passion for advocacy and education.
Caitlin holds particular enthusiasm for collaborating with owner-operated businesses, aiming to create a comfortable and unintimidating environment for them. Caitlin stands by the belief that no question is too trivial and that everyone should feel empowered to seek guidance. Her academic background includes both a bachelor’s, and a master’s degree in accounting from Louisiana Tech University. An active alumna, she mentors accounting students, offering invaluable guidance for the CPA exam and career development.
Caitlin is a licensed CPA in both Texas and Nevada and maintains active memberships with the AICPA and the Texas Society of CPAs.
Outside of her professional sphere, Caitlin enjoys boating, spontaneous weekend getaways, sampling local wineries and breweries, zoo explorations, and visiting national parks.