Josh joined Edgar, Kiker & Cross, PC in 2008 after a brief management career with a local business, which was awarded Business of the Year during his tenure by one of the local Chambers of Commerce. He was promoted to manager with the firm in 2013 and became a shareholder on Jan. 1, 2016.  Josh provides clients with tax planning and preparation, client accounting, payroll and sales tax preparation, financial statement preparation, review services, and some software support. Josh has experience with Individuals, Partnerships, Corporations, Limited Liability Companies, Trusts and Non-profit Organizations.  He also assists in business acquisitions and mergers, and succession planning.

The Texas State Board of Public Accountancy licensed him to practice as a Certified Public Accountant in December of 2012.  He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, as well as, the Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants where he has served on numerous committees at both the state and local levels.  Josh is the current Chairman of Membership, a member of the Strategic Planning Committee, and is the President-elect of the Southeast Texas Chapter as well as a member of the Regulatory and Legislative Committee.  He is involved in several other non-profit organizations and has previously served as President of the Board of Directors for Stable-Spirit, a local organization that specializes in equine therapy and works with children that face many handicaps, illnesses and the Special Olympics.  In addition to his service with these organizations he is also a member of the Southeast Texas Young Professionals, the Southeast Texas Estate Planners Council, and a graduate of the 2014 class of Leadership Southeast Texas.

In 2014, Josh received the TSCPA Rising Star award, which is given to Texas CPAs who are 40 years old or younger and have demonstrated exemplary leadership skills and active involvement in TSCPA, the accounting profession and/or their communities.

Josh LeBlanc, CPA

BBA in Accounting
Lamar University

Certified Public Accountants & Consultants
3440 Eastex Freeway, Beaumont, TX  77703  Ph: 409.892.0233  Fax: 409.892.3701