MRA Associates Welcomes Senior Tax Manager to Growing Team


PHOENIX (March 13, 2017) – MRA Associates, one of the Valley’s leading independent investment and wealth management firms, recently announced the addition of Mike Hirte as a senior tax manager to the growing firm.

As a senior tax manager, Hirte is responsible for delivering tax services to the firm’s individual clients and their businesses. He works with clients on prioritizing their goals, addressing their complex tax issues and tax planning needs, and delivering timely tax returns while coordinating with clients’ investment advisors and outside counsel.

Hirte also has a leadership role in the management of MRA Associates’ tax practice and coordinates tax services for all of the firm’s clients. Prior to joining MRA Associates, he served as a managing member at Jacobo, Licht, and Hirte PLLC, and then as a managing member at Hirte Consulting Group. In those roles, Hirte provided tax planning and preparation services to a variety of clients. Hirte earned a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Arizona State University.

MRA Associates focuses on team building and employee-centered business practices as one of its key values. The firm has earned recognition as one of Arizona’s Most Admired Companies, as one of CareerBuilder’s Top Companies to Work For in Arizona, and as one of the Best Places to Work by the Phoenix Business Journal.

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About MRA Associates

MRA Associates, formerly known as Miller Russell Associates, is one of the Southwest’s largest wealth management and registered investment advisory firms, headquartered in Phoenix. Independent and partner-owned, MRA Associates provides investment, wealth management, tax compliance and consulting services to individuals and families, corporate retirement plans, endowments and foundations, and sovereign nations throughout the Western United States. MRA Associates manages more than $2.4 billion of assets and employs more than 40 professional and support staff. The firm has earned the prestigious CEFEX certification, an independent assessment that recognizes that the firm adheres to the industry’s best fiduciary practices. For more information, visit


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