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Terence “Terry” Frederick



Terry joined Blazek & Vetterling in 1998 and became a partner of the firm in 2002.

Terry oversees our employee benefit plan practice and is an expert on auditing and accounting standards related to benefit plans. He is responsible for the Firm’s internal quality control process and serves as the partner in charge of our peer review.

He began his accounting career with Deloitte, Haskins, & Sells where he spent eleven years in varied client assignments including nonprofit organizations, local governmental entities, and multi-national corporations. During his tenure with Deloitte, Terry served as senior manager on the audits of Houston Independent School District, Housing Authority of the City of Houston, and Humble Independent School District. Terry completed a two-year appointment in Deloitte’s national office where he assisted several committees of the Auditing Standards Board. Terry also assisted in establishing unified firm policies regarding auditing policies and practices when Deloitte Haskins & Sells and Touche Ross merged to form Deloitte & Touche.

Terry subsequently worked for eight years at Neighborhood Centers Inc. From 1995 through 1998, he was Vice President of Finance and Administration and was responsible for the oversight of the finance, human resources, management information systems, and facilities management components of the agency.


  • Michigan State University, BA, 1978
  • University of Wisconsin at Madison, MBA, 1979


Certified Public Accountant


  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • National Association of Black Accountants
  • Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • Houston Chapter of the Texas Society of CPAs
  • William A. Lawson Institute of Peace and Prosperity
    • Member of the Board of Directors
  • The Lawson Academy Real Estate Co.
    • Board Treasurer
  • People in Partnership: Former Member of the Board of Directors
  • St. James Episcopal Church Troop 212:
  • Former Scoutmaster for the Boy Scouts of America