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Fort Worth, TX – (June 24, 2016) –Whitley Penn is pleased to announce that Elizabeth Godwin, CPA will join the Amon G. Carter Downtown YMCA Board of Managers as of June 2016.
The goal of the board is to continue the long term mission of the YMCA of putting Christian principles into practice through programs that build healthy spirit, mind and body for all. The YMCA, a 501(c)(3) charity, was founded in 1844 making it one of the oldest and most successful nonprofits in the world. Its history is deeply rooted in the Fort Worth community as the Amon G. Carter Downtown YMCA laid its cornerstone in 1924.
“Elizabeth’s ambition and her commitment to the community are what make her an outstanding member of the Whitley Penn team. She will be a tremendous addition to the Downtown YMCA,” stated Toby Cotton, Partner in Charge of the Whitley Penn Tax Practice.
Godwin is a Certified Public Accountant with more than five years of public accounting experience focused on federal and state tax consulting and compliance for high net-worth individuals and middle-market business entities. She is the Co-Chair of the Member Involvement Committee for the Fort Worth Chapter of the Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants (TSPCA), as well as a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), the Fort Worth Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure Committee, the Leukemia Texas’ BeatLeukemiaBall Committee, and the FitWhit Wellness Program Steering Committee. She is a graduate of the 2016 Leading Edge program. Leading Edge offers emerging leaders in their mid 20s to mid 30s an opportunity to strengthen leadership practices, create connections with community leaders and move beyond volunteerism into board service.
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