Beth Hair founded Aventine Hill Partners to provide a suite of flexible and high value services to her clients through a team of motivated, high quality professionals supported by a great work environment.
Beth earned her BBA in Accounting from The University of Texas at Austin, and brings experience as an Accountant and Internal Auditor to help provide exceptional support to her Clients today. For the 12 years before forming Aventine Hill Partners, she successfully established and grew the offices for two large professional services fi..
Chief Operating Officer
Scott Dickinson serves as Chief Operating Officer for Aventine Hill Partners. He is experienced in building and leading consulting and executive search organizations in the areas of Accounting and Finance, Technology, and Project Management.
Prior to joining Aventine Hill Partners, Scott was EVP of Operations and SVP for a national firm, where he demonstrated his proven approach to organizational design, marketing strategy, team building, sales management, and delivery management.
Previously, Scott served as National Practice Leader..
Chief Information Officer
Casey originally joined Aventine Hill as our first CIO Advisory Partner supporting our clients. He was appointed CIO for the firm in 2013 as our growth drove requirements for improved processes and use of technology. Casey sets our overall IT strategy; oversees our internal PMO; and selects and manages the vendors who provide our IT support.
Prior to Aventine Hill, Casey worked for 13 years at Lyondell Chemical and LyondellBasell. He led ERP implementations and consolidations with a deep focus on finance, accounting, and shared service..
Geoff Westmoreland CPA
Chief Financial Officer
Geoff originally joined Aventine Hill in 2015 as Director of Accounting and Finance. He was appointed to the role of CFO in August 2016. He has over 25 years of experience in accounting and finance, including 11 years with a Big 4 public accounting firm, and over 15 years in private industry in roles ranging from accounting management to CFO. Industries in which Geoff has experience include manufacturing and distribution, energy services, agriculture, retail, construction, insurance and hospitality. He also has international business experi..
Sonny Brandtner CPA
Managing Partner - Houston
Sonny has spent most of his 30-year career serving clients in the Houston marketplace. His leadership includes 20 years with Big 4 accounting firms as a Partner with Deloitte and Director at PWC. Sonny specializes in providing staffing and consulting solutions to Fortune 1000 companies. Specifically, he leads professionals that provide technical accounting, information technology, and risk and compliance client solutions. His industry experience includes oil & gas, financial services, restaurant, and healthcare.
Jared Benedict CPA
Director, Technical Accounting Group
Jared has spent the majority of his career focused on applying generally accepted accounting principles to complex transactions. He assists clients in the implementation of new accounting standards by quantifying and documenting the anticipated impact of new standards. He also supports current accounting practices by assisting clients with responding to SEC comment letters and auditor inquiries. Jared works closely with both the local and national offices of the Big 4 accounting firms to help clients determine accounting positions and..