Gary P. Trochta, CPA
Gary is a trusted financial “partner” to a variety of individuals and companies and is dedicated to helping them achieve their dreams. His primary focus is family, community, and business. He is passionate about the needs of his clients, knowing that financial success allows them the time to focus on those things in life that are really important.
Gary began his career with Briggs and Veselka Company in 1980. He has dedicated more than 30 years to helping his clients reach their goals by providing them with the knowledge and information they need to make sound financial decisions. Gary is currently the managing partner of Briggs and Veselka’s El Campo Branch Office. He and his team of CPAs provide a wide range of public accounting services to Wharton County and the surrounding areas. Gary has extensive expertise in all facets of tax planning, research, and preparation including individual, small business, corporate, partnership, and estate taxation issues. He also brings to his clients his many years of experience and knowledge in real estate development/operation partnerships, the agricultural industry, the medical profession, the oil and gas industry, and in strategic business and personal planning.
He is a member of the AICPA and the Texas Society of CPAs/Houston Chapter. Gary is active in his community where he is a member and former Board Chairman of the El Campo Chamber of Commerce. He is also a member of the Wharton Chamber of Commerce, the Louise Chamber of Commerce, and the El Campo Rotary Club. He is currently serving his second term on the Wharton County Junior College Board of Trustees. Gary is honored to support area law enforcement by serving as an officer and director of the 100 Club of Wharton County. He is an officer and board member of the St. Philip School Endowment Fund, and is a member of the Louise/Hillje Knights of Columbus.
Gary earned a B.B.A. with Honors in Accounting from Texas State University and received his CPA license in 1984. He is also a Registered Investment Adviser with a Series 65 license and is licensed in Real Estate and General Lines Insurance. Gary and his wife, Peggy, live in El Campo. His proudest accomplishment is being the Father of three children, Nicole, Brad, and Travis. In his free time, he enjoys spending quality time with family and friends or simply mowing the pasture at his farm in Weimar.