Lisa Chandler


When I see a tax return, I don’t just see numbers but the individuals behind them. Our clients work very hard at what they do. My role is to maximize efficiency: research the best solutions and determine whether they are worth pursuing.

Lisa Chandler is a highly skilled researcher with a powerful knowledge of accounting and tax law. Lisa's career has spanned a wide range of roles and industries from mid-level and Big 4 accounting to startup and international companies. Intellectual and precise, Lisa has a natural ability to see the big picture and craft and weigh innovative solutions. Her clients include distributors, manufacturers, retailers, health care companies, software companies, real estate and professional services.

From poring over company minutes to combing through audit binders and researching complex tax issues, Lisa leaves no stone unturned in pursuit of her goals. She believes in keeping in touch with her clients throughout her assignments and likes nothing more than tackling their challenges.

Lisa joined Weinstein Spira in 2001 and was made a Shareholder in 2007. She and her husband, David, love to travel to tropical places, especially Costa Rica. They share their lives and living room couch with Cleo and Buster. Cleo, a lab mix, is everyone's darling while spirited Buster is known to snatch wallets and snack on dollar bills.


  • Women's Finance Exchange, Board Member and Program Chair
  • World Affair Council
  • Certified Yoga Instructor
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants


  • BBA in Accounting from University of Texas
  • Doctorate of Jurisprudence from University of Texas