About the Firm


Founded in 1981, Mesch McBride provides companies and individuals with assistance in assurance, advisory business services, tax services, and transaction support.

We support clients in multiple industries, with definitive solutions to their tax and financial needs through innovative technical expertise, unparalleled client commitment, disciplined delivery, and, above all else, accurate results.

We are continuously expanding our services, recruiting the best personnel, leveraging unique business relationships, and improving our technological capabilities.


Comprehensive Tax and Accounting Services

Mesch McBride is among the most experienced, knowledgeable, and respected firms, offering a menu of strategic tax and accounting services in all industries, and particularly to growing companies and successful entrepreneurs. We learn your business to deliver industry-specific solutions for:

  • Assurance and Audit Services
  • Tax Services
  • Wealth Management Services

Assurance and Audit Services

Mesch McBride is committed to providing high quality assurance and advisory services to entrepreneurs and growing companies. We have developed extensive experience across multiple industries, enabling us to help our clients better manage their time and maximize their business potential. Our audit teams are led by partners who are deeply involved and are easily accessed throughout our engagement.

As your organization grows and its needs become more complex, we tailor our services to meet your immediate needs as well as your long-term objectives. We develop a customized audit plan that focuses on the business areas that are most crucial to your financial statements — and to your overall risk profile.

Mesch McBride’s assurance and advisory services include:

  • Audits, reviews, and compilations of financial statements
  • Internal controls
  • Internal audits


  • Pre-acquisition audits
  • Due-diligence reviews and special investigations
  • Attestations for reliability of nonfinancial information

Tax Services

Whether you’re running a company or managing your personal finances, the tax advice you receive can have a huge impact on your financial decisions.

Mesch McBride’s approach to tax services is simple and effective. Whether you’re in real estate, manufacturing, distribution, construction, mineral professional services, private equity, or are running a family office, we have the experience to guide you through the maze of complex tax rules and regulations that impact you and your business.

We annually prepare thousands of tax returns for individuals, all types of businesses, trusts, and tax-exempt entities. Because our professionals have a broad range of experience, we assist our clients beyond their normal tax compliance needs. We help our clients navigate the decision points for everything from entity formation, through the waters of merger or acquisition, all the way to sophisticated estate and business succession planning. In addition, we help our clients identify and execute other strategic areas of tax planning, such as cost segregation, R&D tax credits, like-kind exchange programs, and other areas that affect your state and local taxes.

  • Annual federal return filings
  • Texas margin returns and annual reports
  • Multi-state income and franchise return compliance
  • Quarterly estimate computations


  • Sales and use tax consultation
  • Payroll tax consultation
  • IRS and state representation
  • Estate, gifting, and retirement planning
  • U.S. international tax compliance and planning

Wealth Management

Mesch McBride offers wealth management services, including:

  • Family risk management
  • Retirement and education planning
  • Legacy planning
  • Cash flow and account management

The People of Mesch McBride

Our team is a close-working group of dedicated professionals. They know that at the end of the day, what truly matters is that every client knows that the challenges and concerns they have brought to Mesch McBride are being taken care of with expertise, innovation, a commitment to quality, and personal focus.

  • Fred Mesch
  • Sandra Mesch
  • Tim McBride
  • Derick Mesch
  • Fred Mesch

    A practicing certified public accountant since 1975, Fred founded the firm that is now Mesch McBride in 1981. He provides clients with financial services that include wealth management, retirement and education planning, and tax strategies.

    Fred was previously with Deloitte, where he provided assurance and advisory business services.

    He is a member of the Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants, the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, and the Fort Worth Chapter of Certified Public Accountants.

    Fred earned a bachelor of business administration in accounting from Texas Tech University.

    F: 817.710.1915
  • Sandra Mesch

    Sandra Evans-Mesch joined Mesch McBride in 1998, providing tax and financial services. She is also a QuickBooks ProAdvisor.

    Sandra previously worked at Davis Clark & Company in Dallas. She is a certified public accountant and member of both the Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

    Sandra earned a bachelor of business administration in accounting from the University of Texas at Arlington.

    F: 817.710.1914
  • Tim McBride

    Tim joined Mesch McBride in 1994. He offers assurance and advisory business and tax services in industries including construction, manufacturing, packaging, oil and gas, debt service, employee benefits, mortgage, and title insurance.

    Tim is a certified public accountant in Texas, and a member of the Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

    Tim received his bachelor of business administration in accounting from the University of New Mexico.

    F: 817.710.1912
  • Derick Mesch

    Derick joined Mesch McBride in 2008 and focuses on tax and transaction advisory services. He was previously with Ernst & Young, where he worked in mergers and acquisitions, and in partnership and infrastructure tax consulting to corporate and private equity clients.

    Derick is a member of the Texas Bar Association and is a certified public accountant. He holds a bachelor of science in accounting from Oklahoma State University, a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Tulsa, and a master of laws (LL.M.) in taxation from the University of Florida.

    F: 817.710.1911