Michael Bodwell and Jeff Lawlis Named as Distinguished Alumni by the School of Accounting at Texas Tech University

October 2017 | Posted in Whitley Penn
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Dallas, TX (October 12, 2017) – Whitley Penn Audit Partners, Michael Bodwell and Jeff Lawlis, were named as Distinguished Alumni by the School of Accounting at Texas Tech University.

Bodwell is the Partner-in-Charge of the Public Company Audit Practice as well as the Private Equity Alternative Investment Funds and Real Estate & Construction Industry Groups. He has 21 years of public accounting experience focused on public and private clients primarily in the following industries: investment funds, real estate, technology, oil and gas, service, manufacturing and retail/distribution, restaurants and healthcare.

Lawlis has more than 25 years of audit experience with public and private clients and employee benefit plans primarily in the following industries: construction, software, oil and gas, professional services, technology, and manufacturing and distribution. He is Co-Leader of the Restaurant & Entertainment and Family Office & Owned Business industry groups. Lawlis is Whitley Penn’s company leader for the American Heart Association – Dallas Heart Walk and a member of the Executive Challenge.

“We are so proud of Michael and Jeff for being recognized as Distinguished Alumni by the Texas Tech University Rawls College of Business School of Accounting. As a fellow graduate from Texas Tech, I am honored that two of my partners are being recognized from our alma mater as leaders in the accounting field,” stated Larry Autrey, Managing Partner for Whitley Penn.

Lawlis received a B.A. in Accounting from Texas Tech University in 1989. Bodwell received a B.B.A. and M.S.A. in Accounting from Texas Tech University in 1995.

About Whitley Penn, LLP

Whitley Penn continues to be one of the region’s most distinguished public accounting firms. With a strong base in Texas and a worldwide network affiliation via Nexia International, the firm is strategically positioned for continued growth both locally and internationally. Whitley Penn has been consistently recognized as “One the Top 100 Firms in the U.S.” and “Best of the Best” by INSIDE Public Accounting. For more information on Whitley Penn, please visit whitleypenn.com.

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Whitley Penn continues to be one of the region’s most distinguished public accounting firms. With a strong base in Texas and a worldwide network affiliation via Nexia International, the firm is strategically positioned for continued growth both locally and internationally. Whitley Penn has been consistently recognized as “One the Top 100 Firms in the U.S.” and “Best of the Best” by INSIDE Public Accounting. For more information on Whitley Penn, please visit whitleypenn.com.

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