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Caroline C. Vetterling

Founder & Partner


Caroline began her public accounting career as a tax specialist with a local Houston accounting firm and subsequently joined Deloitte as a consultant in their small business services department. Ms. Vetterling spent fourteen years with Deloitte, the last five of which were as an audit partner, serving a wide variety of clients. She also served the firm as a national accounting and auditing specialist in both nonprofit organizations and in banking, served on the national quality review team, and headed the Houston office computer services group.

Caroline has also served on the Board of Directors of Legend Bank, been a guest lecturer at the University of Texas at Austin Graduate School, and presented seminars for the Houston Chapter of CPAs, Texas Accountants and Lawyers for the Arts, Texas Association of School Business Officials, Association of Christian Schools, Independent School Association of the Southwest, University of Houston Powertools for Nonprofits Conference, and the United Way of Greater Houston.


Baylor University, BBA, 1971


Certified Public Accountant


  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Texas Society of CPAs
  • Houston Chapter of the Texas Society of CPAs:
    • 1990 Volunteer Service Award for outstanding service to nonprofit organizations

Community Service

  • National Domestic Violence Hotline:
    • Former Member of the Board of Directors and Treasurer
  • National Council on Family Violence:
    • Former Member of the Board of Directors and Executive Committee
    • 2009-2011 Chair of the Board
  • Spring Branch Education Foundation:
    • Former Member of the Board of Directors
  • Houston Area Women’s Center:
    • Past Chairperson of the Board of Directors
  • Houston Independent School District Foundation:
    • Former Member of the Board of Directors, Executive Committee, and Treasurer
  • United Way of the Texas Gulf Coast:
    • 2001-2002 Chairperson of Nominating Committee
    • 1999-2001 Chairperson of the Board of Trustees
    • Recipient of the 1993 Robert Kneebone Volunteer of the Year Award

Caroline is a 2001 fellow of the American Leadership Forum. She was honored in 2000 with the Humanitarian of the Year award from the NCCJ, was named a 1999 Woman on the Move by Texas Executive Women and was a 1984 electee to Leadership Texas.