Our Team

Matt Edgar, CFA, CPA | Managing Partner

Matt is a lifelong resident of Cypress, TX. He earned a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Finance from the University of St. Thomas (Summa Cum Laude) in Houston, TX. He then earned his MBA from Texas State University in San Marcos, TX. Additionally, Matt has earned the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation and is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA). He is also a member of the CFA Institute, the Texas Society of CPAs, the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) and the Investments & Wealth Institute.

Matt is also a Director on the McCoy College of Business Foundation, where he chairs the Investment Committee. Matt is also a member of the Texas State University Development Foundation Emeritus Council. From 2013-2019, Matt was a Board Member of the Texas State University Development Foundation, where he served as Chair of the Investment Committee. He is also a member of the Bobcat Club Leadership Council.

In addition to his work in the accounting industry and investment management, Matt has held positions in banking, oil and gas, and the equipment rental industry. Matt has been married to his wife, Jodi Edgar, for 19 years. They have two beautiful children, Heidi and Jeff. Jodi is also an MBA graduate of Texas State University and a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) as well as a Certified Internal Auditor (CIA).

Jodi Edgar, CPA, CIA

Jodi Edgar, CPA, CIA | Partner

Jodi grew up in the Cypress area and is proud to call Cypress home. She earned her BBA degree in Finance from Texas State University (Summa Cum Laude). She then earned her MBA, also from Texas State University. Jodi is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) as well as a Certified Internal Auditor (CIA). Jodi is a member of CFA Institute, Texas Society of CPAs, and the Institute of Internal Auditors. She has over 15 years accounting experience and has held various audit, financial management, and controllership positions primarily in the oil field service and manufacturing sectors.

Jodi is a Board Member of the Texas State University Development Foundation, where she serves on the Audit and Finance Committee.

Jodi has been married to her husband Matt for 19 years. They currently reside in Cypress with their two children, Heidi and Jeffrey.

Aniela Garcia | Account Manager

Aniela was born in Venezuela and has a BBA in accounting from Dr. Rafael Belloso Chacin University. She began her career in 2006 as a bookkeeper at an accounting firm. Aniela has experience in payroll, AR, and AP and is super detail oriented and organized. Aniela has a love of accounting and is passionate about numbers (her signature includes G2!). Aniela loves learning new things and hopes to become a CPA one day.

Anne Wagner | Accounting Assistant

Anne was born and raised in small-town Minnesota. She attended the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, MN studying Mathematics, Theology, and Classical Latin. After completing her Bachelor’s degree she relocated to Berkeley, CA for Graduate studies in Ethics & Social Theory in Religion and Politics. Since then, Anne has followed her passion for horses all the way to Texas and she now calls the Houston area her home. Anne has 20 years’ experience in business operations, process improvement, and procedure development. As well as bookkeeping, A/P, A/R, payroll, and research.

Dennis Cropper | Tax Assistant

Dennis grew up in Cypress, TX and is a Houstonian to his core. Dennis is studying Economics and Finance and will complete his degree at Stephen F. Austin State University, with hopes of becoming a CPA. With experience in Administration, he hopes to be an integral part of Edgar & Edgar CPAs now and in the future.
When not working or studying, Dennis likes to spend time with his family, be active with his black lab, Boomer, work on his golf game or tear up a track day.

Caitlynn Helms | Intern

Caitlynn grew up in Spring, TX and has great pride for the Houston area. She is currently enrolled at Texas State University where she is studying accounting. Caitlynn is very passionate about growing her knowledge in the different fields of accounting and can’t wait to one day be a CPA. She is certified in Microsoft Excel and Word.

Caitlynn stays involved on the Texas State campus by being a member of the accounting club and tutoring in the McCoy College of Business. She also puts all of her energy into working on her portfolio and building her resume the best she can with interning at Edgar and Edgar CPAs.

Caitlynn has a big family whom she loves so much. With 7 younger siblings she has developed patience and the ability to be a great leader and role model..nd hopes to become a CPA one day.

Our Values

Our firm provides outstanding service to our clients by consistently practicing what is truly important to us as an organization.
Our company culture rests on three core values:

Help

We truly want to help the people in our community who are struggling with the accounting side of their finances, whether it be a business or an individual. Our business is ultimately tied to the neighborhoods and businesses around us. We want to create an ongoing win-win partnership with the members of our community by serving and supporting the local community.

Educate

We are passionate about not just handling your finances for you, but helping you understand the inner workings of your business. We want you to know where your money is coming from and where it is going. We want you to actively participate in the management of your finances so you can make informed decisions that will help you grow and prosper.

Trust

We love a challenge and want to take on the complex and challenging accounting issued faced by many business owners and individuals. Trust us to do the research needed to handle these challenges. We carefully evaluate each and every accounting practice we recommend for a business or individual. We continually attend professional education courses to stay up to date with the ever changing accounting and tax landscape.

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