Fort Worth, TX (February 4, 2019) – Whitley Penn, one of the region’s most distinguished public accounting and consulting firms, is pleased to announce that Jessica Sabedra, Human Resources Generalist, has been selected to join the Tarrant Area Food Bank (TAFB) Emerging Leader Board. She will serve a 1-year term (2019-2020).
Sabedra graduated from the College of Business in 2016 at the University of North Texas with a degree in Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management. Working in public accounting for the past seven years, she began her career as an office manager for JonesBaggett and has continued to excel in her field. As an HR associate/generalist for Whitley Penn, Sabedra was recently awarded the Fort Worth HR (Society for Human Resources chapter for the greater Fort Worth area) inaugural 2017 Emerging HR Professional of the Year award – an accolade that serves to recognize her as one of the next generations of HR leaders.
About TAFB Emerging Leader Board
The goal of the Tarrant Area Food Bank Emerging Leader (EL) Board is to engage young professionals who have a heart for giving. Through the EL Board, we hope to mobilize the next generation of hunger advocates and position them to aid Tarrant Area Food Bank efforts to eliminate hunger across our 13 county service area. We are thrilled to have such a strong group of professionals across Tarrant and contiguous counties that are excited to educate and fundraise for the many programs supported by Tarrant Area Food Bank. The Emerging Leader Board is committed to not only providing service through volunteerism but also to raising crucial dollars to continue to provide support for the food insecure in our community.
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 of 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 whitleypenn.com.