Emily Landry, CPA Named to 2020 TXCPA Rising Star

Fort Worth (May 29, 2020) – Emily Landry, CPA, Tax Manager in the Fort Worth office, was named as an honoree for the 2020 Texas Society of Certified Accountants (TXCPA) Rising Stars.  These CPA members are 40-years-old or younger and have demonstrated exemplary leadership skills and active involvement in TXCPA, the accounting profession and their communities.

Landry has more than eight years of public accounting experience focused on tax planning and consulting.  She primarily works with clients in the non-profit and real estate industries.  Landry oversees approximately 160 non-profit tax engagements on an annual basis and she recently completed the AICPA Not-for-Profit Certificate II designation and the UT Dallas Executive Certificate in Nonprofit Governance.

“Our team is extremely proud of the accomplishments made by Emily and we will continue to support her throughout her career. She is a strong leader of the firm and we value her hard work and dedication that she brings to our clients every day. Congrats to you Emily, very well deserved!” states Toby Cotton, Partner in Charge of Whitley Penn’s Tax Department.

Landry received her BBA from Texas Christian University and Masters of Science in Accounting with a concentration in taxation from Texas Tech University.

Landry has served as the TXCPA Nonprofit Organizations Committee Chair.  In the community, Landry volunteers with her church, Let’s Start Talking, and the Neeley Fellows program at TCU.  She is also a graduate of the TSCPA Fort Worth Chapter Leadership Development Program.

About the Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants

The Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants (TXCPA) is the largest, most influential association of accounting and finance professionals in Texas, dedicated to supporting one another, and promoting and protecting the value of the CPA designation.

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 www.whitleypenn.com.


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