Heard, McElroy and Vestal join with Aliign to form new mineral management company

Heard, McElroy & Vestal — a provider of business consulting, tax planning and preparation, audit and assurance, business valuation, and retirement plan services — is proud to announce that the firm has joined forces with Aliign, LLC to form a new subsidiary called Ailign Mineral Management, LLC, an oil and gas consulting firm that offers accounting and management expertise to royalty owners, working interest owners and operators.

The merger, effecting Dec. 1, 2017, expands and enhances Heard, McElroy & Vestal’s ability to provide top level services to businesses and individuals with oil and gas holdings.

Aliign, LLC was originally formed in 2009. As the principal owner, Rex Tamplin, CPA will continue to manage the day-to-day operations and financial aspects of Aliign Mineral Management, LLC. With his 20-plus years of accounting experience, Tamplin and his management team offer managerial, analytical consults and accounting services to royalty owners, working interest owners, and operators of oil and gas properties. Tamplin states, “With this merger, we have expanded the depth of our bench, while allowing our team to continue servicing all in our area with oil and gas consulting needs.”

Heard, McElroy & Vestal, LLC is a regional full-service Certified Public Accounting and business advisory firm with offices in Shreveport and Monroe. Celebrating nearly 72 years of client service, Heard, McElroy & Vestal has been helping businesses and individuals reach their full wealth potential since 1946. The firm has established itself as a pillar of trust, integrity and competence earning the unconditional confidence of their clients and a long-standing reputation for accounting excellence and high ethical standards.

“In keeping up our relentless march to create solutions and provide opportunities, this is an exciting time for us, our clients, and our community,” said Robert Dean, managing partner of Heard, McElroy & Vestal.