Mr. Simonton holds a Bachelor of Science degree concentrated in Finance from Louisiana State University and a Master of Business Administration degree in Finance from the University of Houston. He is a Certified Public Accountant licensed in both Texas and California and has practiced public accounting for over 15 years. His practice specializes in providing tax advisory and IRS mediation services to privately held corporations, partnerships, trusts, nonprofit organizations, and high net worth families.
Mr. Simonton currently serves on the board of directors for locally based Discover Fitness Foundation, which works to improve the lives of local youth. He also serves as a member of the LSU Foundation Houston advisory council that helps expand academic opportunities through increased philanthropic support.