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Celina Cereceres Joins Board for CASA of Galveston County

Houston, TX (January 14, 2021) – Whitley Penn is pleased to announce that Celina Cereceres, Audit Partner and lead for the firm’s Public Sector industry group, has been named to the Board of Directors for the Court Appointed Special Advocates® (CASA) of Galveston County. Cereceres’ board position was official on January 1, 2021. Cereceres has…

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Tommy Lilley Rejoins Whitley Penn as Senior Tax Manager

Fort Worth, TX (January 13, 2020) – Whitley Penn is pleased to announce that Tommy Lilley, CPA has rejoined the firm as a Tax Senior Manager in the firm’s Fort Worth Office.    Lilley is an experienced tax professional focusing specifically on the oil and gas industry as it pertains to tax planning and compliance….

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Amanda Beabout and Carly Joutraw to Join Women’s Finance Exchange Board

Houston, TX (January 6, 2021) – Whitley Penn is pleased to announce that Amanda Beabout, Audit Senior Manager, and Carly Joutraw, Forensic Litigation & Valuation Services Associate, have been named to the Women’s Finance Exchange Houston Chapter’s Board effective, January 1, 2021. Beabout will serve as the Vice President of Communications and Joutraw as Assistant…

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Whitley Penn Announces New Partners

Fort Worth, TX (January 4, 2020) – Whitley Penn is pleased to announce that six professionals have been promoted to Partner effective January 1, 2021. Aaron Ballard, CPA/ABV is a Forensic, Litigation, and Valuation Services (FLVS) Partner who works with attorneys and clients to provide business valuations, forensic accounting, tracing and characterization of assets, damages and…

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Robert Pike Selected to Join NUCA Texas Board of Directors

Fort Worth, TX (December 28, 2020) – Whitley Penn Tax Senior Manager, Robert Pike has been selected to join National Utility Contractors Association (NUCA) Texas Board of Directors Board of Directors for a 1-year term (2021-2022). Pike has more than 10 years of public accounting experience serving clients in a variety of tax and consulting…

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Jennifer Johnson, CPA Joins as Oil & Gas Controller

Dallas, TX (December 18, 2020) – Jennifer Johnson, CPA has joined Whitley Penn as an Oil & Gas Consulting Controller in the firm’s Dallas office.    Johnson has spent more than 30 years working in the oil and gas industry in both the public and private sector. She has experience in all areas of accounting…

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Joni Lui, CIR Named to Fort Worth HR Board of Directors

Fort Worth, TX (December 17, 2020) – Whitley Penn is pleased to announce that Joni Lui, Talent Acquisition Associate, has been named to the Board of Directors for Fort Worth HR (FWHR). Joni will be inaugurated on December 17, 2020. Her term will be effective starting January 1, 2021 and will serve a 2 year….

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Whitley Penn Wins Category in D CEO’s 2020 Excellence in Healthcare Awards

Dallas, TX (December 9, 2020) – Whitley Penn’s health and wellness program, FitWhit, was recently recognized as the winner for the Outstanding Wellness Program category in D CEO’s 2020 Excellence in Healthcare Awards. The awards recognized North Texas individuals, companies, initiatives, and organizations who strive to keep the community healthy. FitWhit is dedicated to improving…

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Jeff Howard Earns Accredited Petroleum Accountant® Certification

Dallas, TX – (December 8, 2020) – Oil & Gas Assistant Controller, Jeff Howard, APA®, has earned the Accredited Petroleum Accountant® (APA) Certification. The APA® certification is offered by the Council of Petroleum Accountants Societies, Inc. (COPAS) and equips industry professionals with the knowledge and understanding to excel and perform at the highest level. Howard…

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