Who We Are

Marino CPA Firm is built on a tradition of service, technical expertise, and innovative thinking.

We have proudly served our clients in the Houston and Beaumont communities for over 35 years. We are committed to enhancing our client's financial well-being and success through our two core values: Client Communication and Individual Attention.

Our staff’s experience and academic credentials give our clients the depth of knowledge you’ll find in a larger firm, while our dedication to superior customer service offers the personal, one-on-one approach smaller firms are known for.

See for yourself by scheduling a free consultation with one of our accountants.


Jeffrey D. Marino CPA

Jeff is a shareholder with Marino CPA Firm and a Certified Public Accountant in Texas. He is a member of numerous professional organizations including the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants, and Southeast Texas CPA Society. Jeff received his B.B.A. in Accounting from Texas State University in 1998, and Master of Accountancy in 2000. Jeff has experience with helping companies raise venture capital and has assisted many clients that are in rapid growth rates using budget and expense savings techniques designed to help entrepreneurs. Jeff has also assisted several clients in buying and selling companies. Since becoming a shareholder in the firm, Jeff has worked extensively with corporate clients in tax return and audit preparation


Marcus Jones CPA, CMA

Marcus is a Certified Public Accountant, a Certified Management Accountant and is a member of the Institute of Management Accountants and Texas Society of CPA's. He received his B.A. in Communications from the University of Houston in 2000 and MBA in Finance from LeTourneau University in 2006. Marcus has experience in corporate accounting, finance, internal controls and operations in the service and manufacturing industries. Since joining the firm, he has worked with servicing corporate clients in audit preparation, financial and internal control advisory.


Victor J. Marino CPA

Victor J. Marino has been practicing public accounting since 1976. He was licensed by the State of Texas in 1975 and is a member of the American Society of Certified Public Accountants, and the Texas Society of CPAs. Besides establishing the firm, his experience includes corporate and individual taxation preparation and planning, management advisory services and business valuations. His tax services experience includes constructive and creative tax planning with corporations, partnerships, individuals and non-profit organizations. His management advisory service work is geared to help clients in a wide range of areas, such as profit planning, problem solving, organization and administration and personal financial planning. Mr. Marino has also served on numerous church and charity boards and is very active in the Southeast Texas community.


Lori M. Hastings

Lori is a Certified Tax Preparer with 30 years of experience in business and personal tax preparation, financial statement preparation, payroll tax reporting, and financial planning. Lori works with clients in small businesses where the individual is heavily active in that business. She is committed to her clients best interest and advises them accordingly. Lori graduated in 1988 from Lamar University with a B.B.A. in Accounting. Lori is a dedicated professional who strives to communicate with her clients always looking out for their best interest.


Linda Bahnsen

Linda graduated in 1995 from Lamar University with a B.B.A. in Accounting. Over the last 25 years, she has worked in various sectors of Business Management & Accounting including private Accounting, corporate Manufacturing Accounting, Inventory Management, and Purchasing Management.  Her experience gives her a unique perspective and understanding of the operations side of business management as well as the financial side. Linda firmly believes in the importance of customer service and building effective business relationships.  As a new addition to the Marino CPA Firm and a native of Beaumont, Linda is excited about being part of a team with strong ties to the community.


Judy Lehner

Judy started working with the Firm in June 2017 after being in the Education field for 34 years. She has been a tremendous asset, with great attention to detail in organizing client and office work flow. Judy graduated from Lamar University in 1981 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Education. She also completed a Masters of Education in Guidance and Counseling in 1986 from Lamar University.


Jamie Higgins

Jamie started working for the Firm in October of 2015 as an Administrative Assistant. In this role, she has gained great experience in client service workflow and is now the Firm’s Data Entry Coordinator, where she assists in entering data information for Tax Returns, Financials, and other accounting projects. In addition, Jamie helps train new members of the Firm in administration and client communication. Jamie is currently attending Kingwood Community College and will soon graduate with an Associate of Science degree in December 2018. She will then pursue her Bachelor of Science degree in Respiratory Care and a Master’s in Healthcare Administration.


Casey Rice

Casey is a dedicated student at Lamar University as she is studying full-time to attain her B.B.A. in Accounting. To expand her opportunities and further her education, she will subsequently continue to complete a master’s degree. During her college career she has worked closely with the public, obtaining much experience and involvement in strong customer service. This also involves, but not limited to, influential leadership roles, efficient organizational skills and valuable customer relationships. As a new extension of the Marino CPA Firm, Casey’s individual experience and understanding will enhance the firm’s day to day work, client communication and documentation maintenance. Casey is eager to learn and grow within the firm, while she pursues her career.


Marino CPA Firm

email:   judy@marinocpafirm.com
phone: 409-898-8777
fax:      409-898-1039

1638 West Alabama Suite 3
Houston, TX 77006


2396 Eastex Freeway
Beaumont, TX 77703