Meet Our Team

Will Bader


Will Bader is a Principal at Merit Advisors. As the Houston sales tax practice leader, he manages one of the brightest teams of energy tax advisors in the state and local field today. 

Will’s team prioritizes a collaborative approach to creating value for clients and wants to be viewed as an extension of the client’s team rather than a third-party provider. 

With expertise in refund studies, audit defense, due diligence, and process automation, Will prides himself on the team’s record of obtaining refunds and applying creative solutions to minimize risk and underpayments. 

Will has a Bachelor of Science in Economics from Texas A&M University, and a Master of Public Administration from the University of Texas at Arlington. He is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in the state of Texas.  He is active with industry associations including the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Institute for Professionals in Taxation.