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TXCPA East Texas Recognizes Members at Year-End Luncheon

  • Published on May 29, 2023
  • by Rori Shaw

At the Year-End Chapter Luncheon on May 23, TXCPA East Texas recognized the following members as chapter award recipients for helping shape the direction of the chapter. Congratulations to Mehgan Ibanez, Outstanding Director; AJ Evans, Outstanding Committee Chair; and David Marks, Outstanding Member. Thank you for your leadership.

Congratulations to Matthew Cartwright (UT Tyler) and Thomas Hightower (SFA) on being named 2023-24 TXCPA Accounting Excellence Award winners, and to Briana Brown (ETBU), Megan Falt (LeTourneau University), Anna Grace Hardin (UT Tyler) and Ryan McKelvey (UT Tyler) on being named 2023-24 TXCPA Accounting Education Foundation Scholarship recipients!

The chapter welcomed and introduced all new CPAs in TXCPA East Texas to the profession and our community. This year’s new licensees were:

Jessica Alberts
Alex Brandt
John Cravey
Kelby Durham
Blake Flores
Karleigh Foster
Will Harris
Calee Holcombe
Natsuki McNamara
Zoila Mojarro-Ibarra
Stephen Onime
David Shamburger
Emily Still
Angela Strange
Abby Taylor
Charlinn Watson
Andrew Windham
Eduardo Zamarron

Your generosity allows TXCPA East Texas to fund scholarships that go to our local college students. Recipients are accounting majors and have the intent of becoming a Texas Certified Public Accountant and entering the accounting profession upon graduation. This year’s scholarship recipients were:

Shelby Bookout, UT Tyler
Ben Buchanan, UT Tyler
Angel Cuarenta, SFASU
Stephanie Diaz, UT Tyler
Jordan Eddings, SFASU
Megan Falt, LeTourneau University
James Hendrix, SFASU
Michael Huckabee, LeTourneau University
Andrew Lowrie, University of North Texas
Jackson Peer, UT Tyler

Many thanks to the 2023-24 chapter board of directors Misty de Wet, A.J. Evans, Mehgan Ibanez, Kevan Kirksey, David Marks, Brandon Mays, Kindle Midkiff, Amanda Montgomery Ruben Rodriguez and Len Song, and for their service under the dedicated leadership of Immediate Past President Heather Sanders.

Read the chapter’s 2023-2024 Year-End Report