South Side CPA Firm – About Us

Frank X. Laborde, CPA

Frank Laborde started working in his dad’s southeast pharmacy at just nine years old. With roots deep in San Antonio culture and history, he opened his own, bilingual CPA firm in 1988. Now proudly located on the south side of San Antonio. His professional expertise, business consulting skills, and commitment to clients has earned him many awards over the years. A graduate of the University of Texas at San Antonio, Laborde is currently the President of the Laborde Family Memorial Foundation, Treasurer and Past Chairman of the South Texas Business Partnership, a Finance Committee Member for Providence Catholic School, and on the Finance Council for St. Philip of Jesus Catholic Church.  Frank is a San Antonio history buff. He also enjoys collecting and restoring classic cars. In addition, Laborde is a member of the following associations:
    • The American Institute of CPAs
    • Texas Society of CPAs
    • Texas A&M Accounting Department
Languages Spoken: English, Spanish

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. Larry has developed an expertise in audits, financial statements, tax preparation services, and small business consulting. He also enjoys gardening and hiking. As a native San Antonian, he understands the unique culture and needs of San Antonio business owners.
Languages Spoken: English, Spanish

Laura M. Narvaez

Senior Associate
A native of Cd. Acuna, Coahuila, born in Nueva Rosita Coahuila Mexico, Laura joined Laborde & Associates in 1994. Laura has more than 34 years of experience in financial services. She is deeply involved in our community. She has held leadership positions on dozens of boards including:
  • Sembradoras of San Antonio,
  • Friends of Hospice,
  • El Patronato de la Cultura Hispanoamericana, and
  • University Round Table
Above all like Frank, she is also a UTSA Roadrunner.
Languages Spoken: English, Spanish

Emma Pulvermacher

Born and raised in Wisconsin where she earned her Bachelor’s degrees in Accounting and Business Administration with emphasis on Finance and Management from the University of Wisconsin-Platteville. Emma currently resides in North Carolina with her husband, two children, and a labrador. Emma first joined Laborde & Associates in September of 2017 before taking a break as her family grew. She now works remotely as an independent contractor. In her spare time, she loves to travel, spend time with her family, reads and watches Netflix. Languages Spoken: English

Alexis J. Ordaz


Alexis is a Texas A&M University-San Antonio graduate who has previous experience in governmental audit with the City of San Antonio alongside the San Antonio Police Department with financial crimes. His experience as a tutor has granted him the spirit of teaching and is happy to help anyone understand accounting and tax laws. In his spare time, he enjoys traveling to Texas state parks as well as finding the best ice-cream shops in town. 

Languages Spoken: English & Spanish

Audrey Cavazos

Office Manager
She was not born in Texas, but she got here as fast as she could!  Born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, but she was raised in San Antonio. Audrey joined Laborde & Associates in February of 2020 where she serves as our Office Manager. She is a retired civil servant from Bexar County government where she held many positions in the grant, budget, and auditing world for 22 years. She is a graduate of the University of Texas in San Antonio and studied at St. Mary’s University for a Masters of Jurisprudence. In her spare time, she loves to travel and go to concerts. Languages Spoken: English

Nicole Santos

Administrative Assistant
Nicole joined Laborde & Associates in January of 2021 where she serves as our Administrative Assistant. She is originally from Torreon, Mexico. She studied International Business with accounting at St. Mary’s University. Outside of the firm she enjoys working part-time in retail at The Gap. In her spare time, she loves spending time with her grandparents, attending concerts, and exploring San Antonio with her best friends. Languages Spoken: English & Spanish