Bryant & Welborn, L.L.P.
CERTIFIED PUBLIC ACCOUNTANTS
Firm Profile
We believe in the value of relationships. We view every client relationship like a partnership, and truly believe that our success is a result of your success.


We are committed to providing close, personal attention to our clients. We take pride in giving you the assurance that the personal assistance you receive comes from years of advanced training, technical experience and financial acumen. Our continual investment of time and resources in professional continuing education, state-of-the-art computer technology and extensive business relationships is indicative of our commitment to excellence.


At Bryant & Welborn, L.L.P., we offer the integrity and experience you expect in a public accounting firm with more than 100 years of combined accounting experience from its partners.


The Partners of Bryant & Welborn, L.L.P. are:

Jerry Garrett, CPA-Jerry, a 1974 graduate of Stephen F. Austin State University, with a BBA in Accounting, concentrates on tax planning and tax preparation for individuals and closely-held businesses. He also has  experience in church accounting and compliance. Jerry has extensive experience with religious and nonprofit organizations and is involved in providing consulting assistance to many local East Texas area churches. He is a member of the East Texas Chapter of CPAs, the Texas Society of CPAs, the Arkansas Society of CPAs, and the American Institute of CPAs. With over thirty-five years of public accounting experience, Jerry provides his clients with the service and guidance needed for them to be successful.

John Davis, CPA- John, an honor graduate from the University of Texas at Tyler in 1988, has extensive experience in audits of businesses and nonprofit organizations. These services are provided to clients ranging from manufacturing facilities to financial institutions and include SEC reporting entities. John also provides tax planning and preparation for a wide range of individual and business clients. Other services include business valuation and consulting. John has worked in accounting for over 30 years with experience in both private industry and public accounting and puts that experience to use in serving his clients' needs.

 Barbara Copeland, CPA-Barbara graduated from Texas A & M University, Cum Laude, in May 1978.  She concentrates on tax preparation and planning for individuals and small businesses including those with oil and gas interests.  She also has extensive experience with preparation of federal income tax and franchise tax returns for partnerships, limited liability companies, foundations, trusts, and estates.  She is a member of the East Texas Chapter of CPAs, the Texas Society of CPAs, and the American Institute of CPAs.  With more than thirty years of public accounting experience, Barbara strives to assist her clients with their businesses and tax decisions.