Dallas, TX (June 3, 2019) – Whitley Penn is pleased to announce that John Williamson, Risk Advisory Services Senior Manager in the Dallas office, received an award from the Texas State Board of Public Accountancy (TSBPA) for outstanding performance on the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) examination.
Williamson and nine other Texas candidates who passed all portions of the examination with the highest cumulative scores at their initial sitting were recognized by the TSBPA. Williamson obtained the second highest score in the state.
Williamson, CPA, CIA, CISA has more than eight years of experience in risk advisory services focused on internal audit, enterprise risk management, SOX 404 consulting, SOC 1, SOC 2, SOC 3, process consulting and information technology consulting. He serves on the Board of Governors for the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA), Dallas Chapter.
His primary industries of focus include public sector, financial institutions, energy, manufacturing, service, healthcare, technology, data processing, oil and gas, distribution, and consumer goods.
Williamson has overseen multiple engagements, providing clients with lean process improvement recommendations that increased stakeholder value, reduced operational costs, and minimized compliance and regulatory risk exposure.
He received his B.M. from Southern Methodist University, M.S. in Accounting from the University of Texas at Dallas, and M.M. from Rice University.
About the Texas State Board of Public Accountancy (TSBPA)
The Texas Board of Public Accountancy ensures CPAs have the necessary education, skills, and capabilities to perform in the profession of public accountancy.
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.