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Whitley Penn Contributes to Orion Jean’s Race to Kindness Campaign

Fort Worth, TX (July 23, 2021) – Whitley Penn recently participated in a community initiative called Race to Kindness: Race to 500,000 Books led by Orion Jean.  In total, the firm proudly donated nearly 1,500 books and $10,000. “Whitley Penn is passionate about helping our clients and our local communities,” stated Autumn Kraus, Whitley Penn…

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Whitley Penn Rises In Ranking of Largest Houston Area Accounting Firms

Houston, TX (July 21, 2021) – Whitley Penn announced that the Firm was recently named to the Houston Business Journal’s Largest Houston Area Accounting Firms list, ranked by total local accounting professionals. The firm ranked #11 on this year’s list as compared to #13 in 2020 and #16 in 2019. With exponential growth and strengthening…

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Werlein & Harris, P.C. to Join Whitley Penn

Houston, TX (July 19, 2021) – Whitley Penn is excited to announce that effective August 1, 2021, the members of Werlein & Harris, P.C. will join the firm. The addition will increase the firm’s size to approximately 650 employees, with about 125 in the Houston office. “We are very excited to have the Werlein & Harris team…

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Whitley Penn Adds Marcel de Chermont as Director

Houston, TX (July 14, 2021) – Whitley Penn is expanding the Forensic Litigation & Valuation Services group by hiring Marcel de Chermont, as a Director in the firm’s Houston office. Marcel de Chermont, LL.B., J.D., MBA, CIPP, is an experienced commercial attorney and risk advisor specializing in complex commercial transactions. He has many years of…

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Alba Soltero Recognized as Outstanding Committee Chair and Appointed as Chapter Director Odessa by Texas Society of CPAs Permian Basin Chapter

Odessa, TX (July 8, 2021) – Whitley Penn Audit Manager, Alba Soltero, recently received the Outstanding Committee Chair Award and took office as Chapter Director Odessa of the Texas Society of CPAs Permian Basin Chapter (TXCPA Permian Basin). Soltero was recognized and appointed at the Annual Meeting in June. “I feel honored to serve as…

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Nick Pollard Rejoins Whitley Penn as Assistant Controller

Dallas, TX (July 6, 2021) – Whitley Penn is pleased to announce that Nick Pollard, CPA, has rejoined the firm as Oil & Gas Assistant Controller in the firm’s Dallas Office.    Pollard has more than 10 years of oil & gas experience with a broad range of industry experience including land operations, financial statement…

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Peggy Dean Named 2020-2021 Distinguished Public Service Award Recipient

Odessa, TX (July 1, 2021) – Whitley Penn Tax Principal Peggy Dean, was recently named the 2020-2021 Distinguished Public Service Award Recipient by the Texas Society of CPAs (TXCPA). Dean was recognized at the chapter’s annual meeting on June 24, 2021. The Distinguished Public Service Award recognizes TXCPA members who contribute responsibly as citizens of…

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