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Meet Our Management Team

Our Team

Lourdes M. Peters, CPA, CGMA, Chief Financial Officer

Lourdes has an extensive background in both public accounting and private industry. She has more than 30 years of progressive accounting and finance experience in multiple industries, during most of which time she has held CFO/Controller and management positions. Some of the industries she has worked in include non-profits, construction, real estate, and home building.

Lourdes is a long-time resident of Las Vegas. She obtained her Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting from the University of Nevada Las Vegas in 1979. She is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Nevada Society of CPAs.

Kristi Tate Walton, CPA, Manager

Since Kristi's childhood, she has loved numbers, helping others, and solving problems. When she started college, she was interested in teaching elementary school with hopes of leading children to her love of math and the learning process. After many years of trying to find the perfect match of Kristi's passion for learning, playing with numbers and touching people's lives, she found accounting was the path she needed. Kristi believes the debits and credits keep her balanced, the constant tax law changes and complexities make learning a necessity in her daily life, and the strong bond that ties her to clients and co-workers fills the nurturing values and special relationships that she was searching for in a career.

Kristi Tate Walton joined Gerety & Associates, CPAs in January 2009 after moving to Las Vegas in November of 2008. She obtained her CPA license in and was promoted to Supervisor in 2015, then promoted to Manager in 2017. She is a native of Shreveport, Louisiana and obtained her Bachelors of Science in Accounting from Louisiana State University - Shreveport. Kristi is excited to contribute her knowledge and experience to serving the Firm’s clients. She enjoys the professionalism of the Firm but also the flexible, laid-back and fun approach to accounting and tax that the Firm allows. Kristi and her husband Sean were married in Las Vegas in 2010. Their son Lincoln was born in 2012 and daughter Savannah in 2013. Kristi loves being married and being a mother to her babies. She is looking forward to seeing her children grow and learn as well as a long and rewarding tenure with Gerety & Associates, CPAs.

Kristi is Treasurer of Southern Nevada Estate Planning Council and is a member of American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Nevada Society of Certified Public Accountants, United Daughters of the Confederacy, Treasurer of the William Boone Keith Circle of the Ladies of the Grand Army of the Republic, Secretary of the Erin MacDonald Foundation, and a member of the Finance Committee of the Ronald McDonald House of Greater Las Vegas.