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Fort Worth, TX (December 30, 2016) – Whitley Penn’s Risk Advisory Services senior consultant, Joshua Stone, has been selected for the Five Avenues of Service Training“FAST” program by the Fort Worth Rotary Club. The FAST program is open to outstanding young professionals under the age of 40 who are emerging professional and community leaders. As the FAST class is limited to 5% of the prior years’ membership, the 2017 entering class was limited to only 22 spaces, one of which Stone was invited to fill.
The Rotary Club of Fort Worth is the 9th largest club in the world under the Rotary International umbrella and was established more than 100 years ago in 1913, making it one of the oldest chapters in the organization and one of the first professional service organizations in Fort Worth. Rotary International is an international service organization dedicated to bring together professional leaders to provide humanitarian services, encourage high ethical standards in all vocations, and to advance goodwill and peace around the world.
As a member of the 2017 Rotary Club of Fort Worth FAST class, Stone will have the opportunity to engage in various networking events and service projects, both individually and with his classmates. He will also interact with current Rotarians, learn about the mission of Rotary International and participate in projects that directly impact the community.
Stone is a Certified Internal Auditor, Certified Fraud Examiner, and Certified Information Systems Auditor. He earned a BBA in Forensic Accounting from Texas Wesleyan University and an MBA in Forensic Accounting from Texas Wesleyan University. He is a Committee member with the Fort Worth chapter of TSCPA, a Committee member of the Fort Worth chapter of IIA, the Vice-President of the Fort Worth ACFE, and Board President of the Tri-Cities Baseball Softball Association.
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