Gayle L. Havel, CPA

Gayle L. Havel, CPA


Gayle L. Havel, CPA, is a Partner at abip with over 35 years of experience. She brings a deep knowledge to the firm, with a diverse array of industries served under her belt. She is known for her strategic insights, assisting clients in not just managing their finances but also in planning and executing long-term financial strategies. Her guidance is often sought after for critical decision-making processes, where her expertise in financial analysis and forecasting proves invaluable.

Professional Background
During her time at Brehm Havel, Gayle’s responsibilities and expertise grew substantially. Her role evolved from preparing income tax returns to encompassing a wider range of services. This expansion of her professional capabilities included the areas of estate and trust tax preparation and planning. One of the highlights of Gayle’s career at Brehm Havel was her ascension to the position of partner after 5 years. This notable achievement was a testament to her exceptional skill set, deep industry knowledge, and the high level of trust and respect she had earned from her colleagues and clients. Gayle remained a partner at Brehm Havel until the firm merged with abip in 2024, carrying over her title and responsibilities to abip.

Education and Associations
Gayle holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from Texas A&M University. She is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants (TSPCA).

Personal Life
Outside of her professional duties, Gayle enjoys live music, exercising, and trips to the beach.