Our Founders

Meet the Founders of Ingram, Wallis & Company P.C.

James D. Ingram, III
Founding Shareholder

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
Founding Shareholder

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. Contact Tom Wallis.

Ingram Wallis is proud to have served the Bryan/College Station area for over 40 years and is one of the most established CPA firms in the area. Thousands of business owners and individuals have trusted Ingram Wallis to help manage their accounting needs. Call Ingram Wallis today at 979-776-2600 to start a conversation about your tax needs. For complete contact information, click here.