Houston, TX (January 12, 2022) – Whitley Penn Audit Partner, Lupe Garcia, has joined the Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors.
Garcia is a Certified Public Accountant with more than 14 years of experience providing audit services to various governmental entities, including counties, cities, school districts, universities, community colleges and other special-purpose governments. He is responsible for all aspects of the assurance process including planning, internal control evaluation, risk assessment, fieldwork, and report issuance and engagement closure.
Garcia is a Member of the Government Finance Officers Association of Texas (GFOA), the GFOA Special Review Committee, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants’ (TXCPA) Houston Chapter, and the Texas Association of School Business Officials (TASBO).
He received his B.B.A in Finance from the University of Houston and has earned the AICPA’s Advanced Single Audit Certificate.
“We congratulate Lupe on his new leadership role with the Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce,” stated Matthew Reiter, Whitley Penn Director of Audit. “His extensive knowledge of the public sector and detailed advisory skills will be of great value to the board of directors as well as the Fort Bend County Community.”
“Having this opportunity to be involved with the Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce is a true honor. I look forward to continuing the mission of the Chamber and serving the Chamber’s members and Fort Bend community.” stated Garcia.
About Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce
For over 40 years, the Fort Bend Chamber has diligently fulfilled our mission to serve as the advocate for excellence in Fort Bend County and beyond. For more information, please visit www.fortbendchamber.com.
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