Andy Hines Named to Fort Worth Business Press 40 Under 40 List

Fort Worth, TX (July 20, 2022) Whitley Penn Audit Partner, Andy Hines, CPA, has been named to Fort Worth Business Press’s 40 Under 40 list. 

The 40 Under 40 Awards are celebrated to recognize the brilliance on the rise, 40 honorees each year, all under the age of 40, destined for significant accomplishments in their chosen field, from the corporate sector to maverick entrepreneurialism. They are leaders today and are part of the next generation that will continue to make Tarrant County a great place to live and work.

“On behalf of the firm, we are incredibly proud of Andy for being named to the Fort Worth Business Press 40 Under 40 list along with many other accomplished professionals,” stated Fort Worth Audit Partner, John Vallance. “Andy has continuously worked to excel professionally, breaking boundaries and making an impact at the firm and in the Fort Worth community. We extend our congratulations to Andy and look forward to looking at his bright future ahead.”

Hines is a certified public accountant with more than 10 years of experience in public accounting serving a broad range of clients, focusing primarily on private clients in the manufacturing and distribution, healthcare, oil and gas servicing, employee benefit plan, and nonprofit industries. Hines also heads the Audit Innovation and Technology initiative for Whitley Penn.  He earned his BBA and MS in accounting from the University of Texas at Arlington.

Hines is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants (TXCPA). He serves as Treasurer and Chair of the Finance Committee for Helping Restore Abilities, a local Arlington not-for-profit. He has also served as the Treasurer for FitWorth, a Fort Worth based not-for-profit, and as a committee member for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation’s Annual Stair Climb event in DFW.  He is an alumni of the 2017 Leading Edge class of Leadership Fort Worth and in 2014 was selected to participate in Nexia International’s Secondment program where he worked abroad as an auditor in Melbourne, Australia.

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