Brandon Neely Joins Whitley Penn as General Counsel and Chief Risk Officer

Fort Worth, TX (October 5, 2023)

Whitley Penn welcomes Brandon Neely as the firm’s General Counsel and Chief Risk Officer.

Neely is a licensed attorney in the state of Texas and is a Certified Public Accountant. Throughout his career, he has developed strong experience in legal research, legal writing, and strategic planning. Neely has also had previous experience in a wide variety of Business Transactions, Personal Injury Defense, and Business Litigation, as well as commercial insurance for a variety of industries throughout Texas. He formerly served as general counsel for a high growth venture-capital-backed company as well as an auditor for national and international companies primarily in the oil and gas industry.

Neely received a B.S. in Accounting and an M.S. in Finance from Texas A&M University and a J.D. from Baylor Law School.

“We are excited to have Brandon join Whitley Penn “stated Managing Partner and CEO, Larry Autrey. “With his extensive experience as a corporate General Counsel and his background in accounting we are confident he will be a great resource for our firm and it’s professionals.”

About Whitley Penn, LLP

Whitley Penn is a full-service public accounting firm with nine locations, and more than 800 employees delivering tax, audit, and consulting services across more than 20 industries. The firm has consistently been recognized as “One the Top 100 Firms in the U.S.” and “Best of the Best” by INSIDE Public Accounting and other industry publications. For more information on Whitley Penn, please visit



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