About Us

Frank X. Laborde, CPA


With roots deep in San Antonio culture and history, Frank Laborde got his start working in his dad’s southeast pharmacy at just nine years old. In 1988, he opened his own, bilingual CPA firm – now proudly located on the south side of San Antonio. His professional expertise, business consulting skills and steadfast commitment to clients have earned him many awards over the years. A graduate of the University of Texas at San Antonio, Laborde is a member of the American Institute of CPAs, Texas Society of CPAs and serves in leadership positions on the boards of the South San Antonio Chamber of Commerce, Presa Community Center, UTSA Accounting Department and TexStar National Bank. He is currently chairman of the board of the Hispanic Heritage Center of Texas,San Antonio Chamber of Commerce, as well as president of the Laborde Family Memorial Foundation. A San Antonio history buff, he also enjoys collecting and restoring classic cars.

Languages Spoken: Spanish, English

Larry Rodriguez, CPA

Senior Manager

Prior to joining Laborde & Associates in 1998, Larry was a senior staff accountant at Cohen, Berg & Co. A graduate of St. Mary’s University, he received his CPA license in 1997 and has developed an expertise in audits, financial statement and tax preparation services and small business consulting. Larry also enjoys gardening and hiking. As a native San Antonian, he understands the unique culture and needs of San Antonio business owners.

Languages Spoken: Spanish, English

Laura M. Narvaez

Senior Associate

A native of Nueva Rosita Coahuila Mexico, Laura joined Laborde in 1994 and has more than 25 years experience in financial services. Laura is deeply involved in our community, having held leadership positions on dozens of boards including Sembradoras of San Antonio, Friends of Hospice, El Patronato de la Cultura Hispanoamericana, University Round Table and The Loving Dozen. Like Frank, she is also a UTSA Roadrunner.

Languages Spoken: Spanish, English

Jake Andrade

Senior Associate

Prior to joining Laborde & Associates, Jake was a Senior Associate at both national and local public accounting firms. He enjoys interacting with clients and offers a versatile skill set to meet our clients' tax and accounting expectations. In his free time, he enjoys attending sporting events and staying in shape. Like Larry, he is also a St. Mary’s University alum.

Languages Spoken: English

Valerie Vasquez

Executive Assistant

Valerie joined Laborde & Associates in 2005 where she serves as a liaison between the firm and its clients. She is a Notary Public and active at her church and children's schools. She is a proud parent to a beautiful daughter and handsome son. She has become an active volunteer with the Alzheimer's and Parkinson's Association after the diagnosis of her mother in 2010. Prior to joining Laborde & Associates she worked for 14 years in hotel management. She is a proud native of the south side of San Antonio. During her free time, she enjoys reading, cooking and baking, but most importantly spending time with her family and creating special memories and moments with them.

Languages Spoken: Spanish, English

Cristina V. Pena

Administrative Assistant

Born and raised on the south side of San Antonio, Cristina has been a part of the Laborde and Associates family for the past 2 years. Prior to joining our firm, Cristina worked with USAA and Care Mark Pharmacy. Cristina enjoys volunteering at various organizations throughout San Antonio, such as the Fisher House Foundation, St. Vincent de Paul and the Alzheimer's Foundation. She also is active with her church and daughter's schools.

Emma Pulvermacher


Emma graduated in May 2017 with her BS in Accounting and Business Administration with emphasizes in Finance and Management from the University of Wisconsin-Platteville. She joined Laborde & Associates following her move to San Antonio in 2017. In her free time she enjoys cooking, shopping, exploring San Antonio and the surrounding area, and spending time with her family.

Irene Ramirez

Administrative Assistant