Christy Cates

Tax Partner

Christy Cates
Office
Fort Worth
Direct Dial
817.259.9112
Services
Tax
817.259.9113
817.259.9112
Christy.Cates@whitleypenn.com
Education

B.B.A. in Accounting, Texas Wesleyan University, 2001

M.B.A. in Accounting and Management Information Systems, Texas Wesleyan University, 2001

Christy Cates has more than 15 years of public accounting experience focused on tax planning and consulting for individuals and private companies. Her experience focuses on clients primarily in the energy, real estate, family groups, and not-for-profit industries.

Christy is a member of the Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants (TSCPA) and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA). She serves as a Board Member for the Susan G. Komen Greater Fort Worth and previously served in a leadership role on the Board of Directors for the Arts Council of Fort Worth and Tarrant County.  Christy has been named 40 Under 40 by the Fort Worth Business Press and she has won the Rising Star award from the Texas Society of CPAs.

Professional Certifications
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
Professional Organizations
  • Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants (TSCPA)
  • Fort Worth Chapter, TSCPA
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • Council of Petroleum Accountants Society of Fort Worth (COPAS)
  • Chamber of Commerce and Vision Fort Worth
  • Fort Worth Wildcatters
Board and Community Service
  • Susan G. Komen Greater Fort Worth – Board of Directors and Finance Committee Chair
  • United Way’s Young Leadership Society and Women’s Leadership Society
  • Leadership Fort Worth
  • Arts Council of Fort Worth and Tarrant County (2011-2017)
  • Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce – Finance Committee (2011-2017)

 

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