Jon Rausch


Areas of Expertise


Jon really enjoys and excels at building long-term relationships and bringing valued tax consulting ideas to his clients. He also strives to be an all-around trusted business partner with his clients (whether tax-oriented or not). Prior to joining Holtzman Partners in 2017, Jon was a partner in MCG’s Austin office and a partner at Grant Thornton, where he led eight offices that encompassed that firm’s Central Region Tax Consulting Group. Prior to joining Grant Thornton, Jon served as a director with PwC, leading that firm’s Federal Income Tax Consulting groups in the Houston, New York and St. Louis areas. He began his career with Arthur Andersen in St. Louis. When not working, Jon and his wife can usually be found at a local swimming pool,  basketball court or football field watching one of their four children. Whenever there’s actual free time, Jon and his wife really enjoy hiking in the Lakeway area.

QA With Jon

When you retire…
I hope my kids live close to each other so we don’t have to travel all over to visit them.

You are happiest when…
my wife and I are watching our kids excel in their chosen activity.

Where did you grow up and why aren’t you there now?
I spent many years in St. Louis, MO, but I am not there now because I cannot take the cold/ice/snow.

Where is your favorite place to travel to or visit?
Sedona, AZ.  I love the weather, the hiking…and the pace.