Plano, TX (November 14, 2022) – Whitley Penn Chief Growth Officer, Felix J. Lozano, III CPA, CFE, was recognized last Friday, November 11 as Business Executive of the Year by the Plano Chamber of Commerce at the Best of Plano 2022 event.
“To receive this recognition along with many other outstanding and accomplished individuals and businesses is a distinct honor,” stated Lozano. “I am extremely grateful to be involved with a Chamber and a community that embodies excellence, innovation and collaboration and look forward to continuing my involvement for years to come.”
After 35 years of experience in public accounting auditing public and private companies, working with family offices & family owned businesses and with a passion for forensic and fraud auditing, Lozano now turns his attention and talent towards internal and external growth initiatives for Whitley Penn. In addition to being a Certified Public Accountant, Lozano is a Certified Fraud Examiner.
Lozano is a member of the Dallas Assembly, currently serves on the Board of Advisors for the State Fair of Texas, and previously served on the Park City Club Board of Governors. In addition, Lozano is a member of Association for Accounting Marketing Major Growth Firms Group and a member of the Class of 2007 for Leadership Dallas and the Class of 1994 for Leadership Fort Worth. Lozano has been a featured speaker at various Plano Chamber of Commerce meetings and events on various topics that center around growth and development.
Lozano is a member of the Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants (TXCPA), Dallas Chapter of the TXCPA, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE).
Lozano received a BBA in Accounting from Texas Christian University and is an alumnus of Ernst & Young.
About the Plano Chamber of Commerce
Established in 1946, the Plano Chamber represents over 1,200 businesses and community organizations in Plano and the surrounding area. Accredited as a 5-Star Chamber by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and awarded 2018 Chamber of the Year, the Plano Chamber of Commerce is committed to maximizing business development and economic growth of the community through advocacy, education, innovation, and collaboration. For more information on The Plano Chamber of Commerce, please visit www.planochamber.org.
About Whitley Penn, LLP
Whitley Penn has consistently been recognized as “One the Top 100 Firms in the U.S.” and “Best of the Best” by INSIDE Public Accounting and other industry publications. We are a member of HLB International, a global network of independent advisory and accounting firms. For more information on Whitley Penn, please visit www.whitleypenn.com.