Seguin Citizen: Robert Meservey
Posted on 12/27/2016 11:32:00 AM.

What is your current occupation (or where do you attend school), and what does that involve?
“My wife and I are certified public accountants and own our own firm in historic downtown Seguin, The Meservey Group, PLLC. We specialize in tax compliance, bookkeeping and business consulting.”
 
What do you do off the clock “Just for fun?”
“I enjoy shooting sports, hunting with my dad, and camping with my family in our travel trailer.”
 
What city and state were you born in?
“Detroit, Michigan; moved to Texas before the age of 2.”
 
Who are the members of your immediate family? “My wife Jennifer and my son”
 
What is the biggest challenge you’ve ever faced?
“The loss of my mother. She was my best friend, my rock, my biggest fan, and even after 17 years I miss her dearly and think of her often.”
 
What is your favorite TV show and movie?
“I don’t watch much TV, but my favorite movie (if I have to pick just one) has to be ‘National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation.’”
 
What type of music do you enjoy (favorite band, song, etc…)?
“I most often listen to Country music, but I also enjoy pop and rock from the 80’s and 90’s.”
 
What is your favorite Seguin business and restaurant?
“Obviously, my favorite Seguin business is our firm, The Meservey Group, PLLC. But I also enjoy Gift & Gourmet, Court Street Coffee, Seguin Brewing Company … I could go on and on; this community is filled with so many wonderful businesses.”
 
What is something folks may not really know about you?
“I’m still not sure I know what I want to be when I grow up!”
 
If you could assemble a dinner party with any five guests (living or dead) -excluding immediate living family members - who would they be?
“First and foremost, my mom. I would have so much to talk to her about. Then, my aunt Linda, my uncle Gary, my Grandpa Bob, and my Grandma Helen. I miss them all so much, and I wish I could tell them how much they meant to me.”
 
What are your roles in the community? “I’m a director on the Seguin Public Library Foundation, I’m a director-at-large for the Seguin Rotary Club, and I’m a director on the board of the Irma Lewis Seguin Outdoor Learning Center. All of these organizations offer so much to the community, and it is my pleasure and honor serving.”
 
Discuss your professional background/achievements/leadership roles.
“I am a licensed Certified Public Accountant, which is my biggest professional achievement. I hold a Master of Science in Marketing, a Bachelor of Science in Journalism, both from Texas A&M University, and an Associate in English from Blinn Junior College. I’m an Eagle Scout with 3 palms (numerous leadership roles and accolades as a scout). I’ve had a few different careers including student, investment sales, and retail management which all give me a unique perspective on my current career and allow me to work with a wide variety of industries and clients.”
 
What are the proudest moments in your personal life or in your career?
“Without a doubt, my proudest moment is the day my son was born. He’s such a wonderful little person, and I cherish every moment I’m lucky enough to have with him. Other than that, earning my Master’s degree, earning my CPA, and of course, my wedding day.”
 
What do you believe are the strengths of this community?
“This community is so incredibly diverse and generous. There are so many good, hard-working business leaders who give so much back to the community.”
 
What do you find as the most interesting thing about Seguin?
“The small-town atmosphere. I had never lived in a “small town” before I came to Seguin, and I’m constantly impressed by this community.”
 
What are your future plans?
“To stay right here and raise my family, grow my business and do as much as I can to give back to my community.”
 
What message do you have for the residents of Seguin?
“Get involved in your community. The payoff is worth every bit of effort. It doesn’t have to be a lot; every little bit helps. And the more people we have volunteering, the easier it becomes. The Seguin Public Library Foundation allows the library to attain resources they might otherwise not have because of certain budget constraints. The Rotary Club of Seguin does so much for students and other non-profits through grants and scholarships. The Irma Lewis Seguin Outdoor Learning Center is such a gem in our community. So I encourage the citizens of Seguin to find something they’re passionate about and get involved. Chances are good there are other like-minded people out there doing whatever it is you are passionate about, and they can sure use the help!”




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