Jenni Barnett Named to Fort Worth Business Press 40 Under 40 List

Fort Worth, TX (June 22, 2023)

Whitley Penn Audit Partner, Jenni Barnett, has been named to the Fort Worth Business Press 40 Under 40 list.

The 40 Under 40 Awards are celebrated to recognize brilliance on the rise, 40 honorees each year, all under the age of 40, destined for significant accomplishments in their chosen field, from the corporate sector to maverick entrepreneurialism. They are leaders today and are part of the next generation that will continue to make Tarrant County a great place to live and work.

“On behalf of the firm, we are incredibly proud of Jenni for being named to the Fort Worth Business Press 40 Under 40 list along with many other accomplished professionals,” stated Fort Worth Market Leader and Audit Partner, John Vallance. “We extend our congratulations to Jenni and look forward to looking at her bright future ahead.”

Barnett has more than 10 years of audit public accounting experience focused on private companies.  Her experience focuses on private clients primarily in the nonprofit, healthcare, and manufacturing and distribution industries.

Barnett is a member of the Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants (TXCPA), American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), and serves as an executive committee member of Red Shoe Society Ronald McDonald House Fort Worth.

She received her BBA and Master of Accountancy from Abilene Christian University.

About Fort Worth Business Press

The Fort Worth Business Press began publishing in 1988. Since then, the publication has become the guide to local business news, events, and trends in Tarrant County. We do more than provide news and insight to our readers. Our business is to inform and help build business in the communities we serve. It is a mission and a commitment we take seriously. For more information, please visit,

About Whitley Penn, LLP

Whitley Penn is a full-service accounting firm with nine locations, and more than 800 employees delivering tax, audit, and consulting services across more than 20 industries, 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. We are a member of HLB International, a global network of independent advisory and accounting firms. For more information on Whitley Penn, please visit



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