Firm Profile

The relationship between accountant and client isn’t based on money.  It’s based on trust.  There’s an invaluable connection from “Who do you trust with your finances” to Who do you trust with your future? or Who do you trust with your family?

Your trust is not an investment we take for granted at Ingram, Wallis & Company, P.C.  Each day we set out to provide clients a return on the trust they invest in us with insight, counsel, guidance, accuracy, innovative services, and an ever-evolving portfolio of products.

As a leading firm in the region with over 40 years of experience, Ingram, Wallis & Company, P.C. understands that every client’s needs are different.  We center our work on your schedule, your situation and most importantly, on earning your trust.

The firm was founded by James D. Ingram, III.  Prior to forming Ingram, Wallis & Company in 1979, Jim was an accounting instructor at Texas A&M University and a partner in another accounting firm.  His leadership has been recognized locally where he has served as President of the Bryan College Station Chamber of Commerce as well as professionally where he has served as Chairman of the Texas State Board of Public Accountancy and recipient of the highest honor given by The Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants for meritorious service to the state’s accounting profession in 2004. Jim retired from the practice in September 2014. 

Tom Wallis is a founding shareholder of Ingram, Wallis & Company, P.C.  Tom has extensive experience working with governmental units and privately-held enterprises.  In addition, his expertise includes estates, gifts, and trusts.

Prior to founding Ingram, Wallis & Company, P.C., Tom was employed by Peat, Marwick, Mitchell & Co. (now KPMG) and Durst, Wood & Ingram through 1979.

Tom received both Bachelor and Master of Business Administration degrees from Texas A&M University.  He is a member of the American Institute of CPAs, The Texas Society of CPA’s (T.S.C.P.A.), and the Brazos Valley Chapter of CPAs.  Tom’s community and professional service includes current or past service as president of the Brazos Valley Chapter of CPA’s, Brazos County Industrial Foundation, Inc. and St. Joseph Foundation.  Tom recently stepped down as chairman of the T.S.C.P.A. Ethics Committee, a committee on which he served the profession for over 20 years.

Tom and his wife Annette have three children:  Robert Wallis, CPA with a public company in Houston, Deann Schultz, PhD, scientific research, and Michelle Hurst, a high school science teacher.

James D. Ingram IV is a shareholder with Ingram, Wallis & Company, P.C.  He has extensive experience in auditing, as well as corporate, partnership, trust, and individual tax planning.  His clients are varied and include governmental entities, nonprofit organizations, manufacturers, agricultural related entities, healthcare, retailers, equipment sales and leasing, and construction contracting.

Jim worked for the Dallas office of Arthur Anderson from 1981 to 1983 prior to joining Ingram, Wallis & Company, P.C.  He graduated from Texas A&M University and became a Certified Public Accountant in 1983.  Jim is a member of the Brazos Valley Chapter of the Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants, Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants and American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and is licensed to practice in Texas.

Jim has led many boards including the Brazos Valley Chapter of the T.S.C.P.A., Bryan Viking Club and Briarcrest Country Club.  He served as chairman of the statewide T.S.C.P.A. P.A.C. committee from 2007 to 2011.  He currently serves on the Behavioral Enforcement Committee of the Texas State Board of Public Accountancy.

He and his wife Susan have two daughters, Lauren and Stacey.

Rick Webb is a shareholder with Ingram, Wallis & Company, P.C.  He has extensive experience in auditing, as well as corporate, partnership, estate and trust, and individual tax planning.  His clients are varied and include governmental entities, nonprofit organizations, manufacturers, agricultural related entities, healthcare, retailers, equipment sales and leasing, and construction contracting.

Rick graduated from Texas A&M University with a Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Economics in 1982 and a Master of Science in Accounting in 1986.  Upon graduation, he joined Ingram, Wallis & Company.  Rick is a member of the Brazos Valley Chapter of the T.S.C.P.A., the Texas Society of CPAs and the AICPA and is licensed to practice in Texas.

He has served on several boards including the Brazos Valley Chapter of the T.S.C.P.A., the Bryan-College Station Chamber of Commerce, the Leadership Brazos Alumni Association, Brazos Valley Estate and Financial Planning Council, and the Business Advisory Council for Blinn College.

Rick and his wife Annette have one daughter who is currently attending graduate school.