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Our Partner Team

Bob Dutton - Consultant

Bob W. Dutton, CPA is a semi-retired partner of DH&Co. He serves clients in income and estate tax planning and compliance, asset preservation planning, and business consulting. Among other areas, he specializes in energy taxation, farm and ranch taxation and estate planning.

He opened the Midland office for Elms, Farris & Company, CPA's, in 1976 but has served clients in the area since 1973.

He has served his community in many areas. He was a founding member of the Midland Rape Crisis Center and has served on other community boards and several boards for First United Methodist Church of Midland.

He received his BBA from Texas Tech in 1969. He served in the U.S. Army from 1969 to 1972, serving one year in Viet Nam.

Bob enjoys hunting, fishing and spending time at his lake house with his family.

Pat Erdwum - Managing Partner

Pat H. Erdwurm, CPA is the managing partner of DH&Co. He serves clients in the operational accounting, tax planning and tax return preparation areas.

He has 20 plus years in various industries in the operational accounting area prior to beginning his work in public accounting. His experience covers an array of industries including construction, manufacturing, municipal, and service industries.

He received his degree from New Mexico State University in 1975 and has worked in the Midland area since that time.

Pat enjoys golf, fishing, and spending time with his grandchildren.

Billy Kelley - Partner

Billy Kelley, CPA, CGMA is a partner of DH&Co. He serves clients in a wide range of federal and state income tax areas and business consulting.

After spending time in industry and other public accounting firms, He joined DH&Co. in December of 2015 after starting his own practice in July of 2014.

He has served his community and profession in various volunteer capacities, such as President of the Midland Children's Community Clinic, Executive Board of the Permian Basin Chapter of CPAs and Executive Board of the Texas Society of CPAs. He is past recipient of Texas Society of CPAs Young CPA of the Year in Texas award.

He received his BBA from Baylor University in 2002. He has been a CPA since 2003.

Billy enjoys hunting, golfing and spending time with his wife and two children.