We pride ourselves in being a full-service accounting firm that can provide clients with an incredible array of services.
Leading GLO with High-Quality Standards
Since 1981, GLO CPAs has grown and prospered as a result of Carl’s ability to create high-value, mutually-beneficial relationships and his proactive approach to financial solutions. Carl provides the firm’s clients with peace of mind and strategic business support including audit, tax benefit and retirement planning, and pension plan design and administration. Under his leadership, GLO CPAs has consistently passed the American Institute of Certified Public Accountant’s stringent “peer review”, setting the highest standards for quality control since inception of the Peer Review program.
- Graduate of the University of Houston’s Bauer College of Business
- Decorated and Honored Professional
- Committed to the Accounting Professions and his Community
- Strategic Business Support
More behind the Partner
A fourth generation Houstonian and strong proponent of education, Carl is a 1977 graduate of the University of Houston’s College of Business Administration, now named Bauer College of Business, and continues to support many of the University’s programs. Named Distinguished Alumnus of the Year in 2003, he has served as the Chairman of the Advisory Board of the University’s Wolfe Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation. Carl also served as Chairman of the Advisory Board for the College of Engineering’s Department of Petroleum Engineering beginning in the Fall of 2004 through 2008. He also founded and chaired for two terms, the Advisory Board of the Bauer College of Business, Department of Accounting and Taxation and was a member of the Dean’s Advisory Board Executive Committee and has been a judge of student business plans for the business college as well as a featured speaker in the Executive Speaker series at Bauer College.
Carl was awarded the University of Houston-Bauer College of Business Volunteer of the Year Award for 2007 and received a Certificate of Appreciation for 30 years of loyal service to the Houston community and the University of Houston Bauer College and served on the Board of the Alumni Association of the University of Houston for 6 years with 5 of those as Chair of the Audit Committee.
Carl has been a member of the C Club since 2005 and on the Executive and Finance Committees of that organization from 2007 to 2008. Carl has been a member of the Northwest Pachyderm Club and Northwest Executive council for many years and University of Houston Political Action Committee for over 10 years. Additionally, Carl was the Treasurer for Citizens for Accountability – the No Arena vote in 1999 and Treasurer for Phil Sudan for Congress in 2008.
Carl served as an Advisory Director of Partners Bank of Texas which was bought by Sterling Bank, now Comerica. He was also a founder of E-stamp which was the fifth licensee in the history of the U.S. Postage Service and first to provide personal computer issued postage. Its assets were subsequently acquired by Stamp.com. He also was a co-founder of ClicknPrint, now Extremtix, an internet ticketing firm. He also served on the executive committee of the PCPS of the AICPA for 6 years. As of October 20, 2015, Carl has been made a member of the Houston Maritime Museum Board of Trustees. He is very excited about what he can add to this vital group that showcases the Port of Houston’s contribution to the Houston economy. Tirelessly committed to his community, he is currently a member of the Board of Directors of the Texas Business Hall of Fame, a non-profit organization whose mission it is to provide scholarships for students in 22 Texas colleges.
Carl became a Stephen Minster in May 2015 after 6 months of intensive training. He feels this can be an asset to his profession as he assists clients through ups and downs in life. Stephen Minsters use their training through spiritual means to help with life’s transitions.
Carl also served as the chair of the Advisory Board for the creation of Houston Baptist University’s College of Engineering, now the College of Science and Engineering. In 2019, Carl chaired the advisory board of Beta Academy, a tuition-free charter school whose mission is to establish world-class schools through a culture of “joyful rigor” and develop scholars and leaders who can contribute on a community, national, and international level.