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Partner, CPA

Austin Graff is a Partner and Certified Public Accountant for Southwest Tax Strategies, PLLC.  Since moving to Arizona from New York in the summer of 1998, he has been in love with this beautiful state and all it has to offer.  He is a University of Arizona alumnus and graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with a major in Accounting.

Austin began his career with AXA Advisors, LLC in Scottsdale Arizona right out of college in 2012.  In 2014, he was asked to join Southwest Wealth Strategies, LLC as the Director of Retirement Strategies.  In these roles, he provided his clients with advice on financial matters, making suitable recommendations on ways to best utilize their money. 


In 2015, Austin decided to work towards his CPA license, with the goal of creating Southwest Tax Strategies, PLLC.  He also started working with Schwartzer Tax and Accounting, PLLC as an Associate.  From here he gained knowledge and experience in providing services that included tax preparation for individuals and businesses, payroll, and maintaining the books and chart of accounts for multiple companies with wide ranging products and services.


In 2018, in Partnership with Leonard Sanchez CPA, he formed Southwest Tax Strategies, PLLC.


In addition to his CPA license, Austin currently holds FINRA series 7 and 66 registrations, Life & Health insurance license, and Investment registrations in multiple states.


When Austin isn’t in the office, he can be found enjoying Chaparral park with his dog Simba or playing basketball at the local gym.  Health and well-being is very important to Austin, which is why he lives a very active lifestyle.

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