TXCPA Houston Recognizes Outstanding Members of 2023-2024

2023 – 2024 Member Recognition Award Recipients



On behalf of the Awards Committee, TXCPA Houston is pleased to announce
the recipients of these distinguished awards.

TXCPA Houston members serve on nearly 30 committees.  They are the cornerstone of the Chapter’s accomplishments.  These individuals were recognized on May 23, 2024 for their outstanding efforts. 

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Outstanding Committee Chair - Morgann Zimmer (Young Professionals Committee) 

Outstanding Committee Member - Heather Bain (Energy Committee) 

Outstanding Pipeline Volunteer - Kameshia Mays 

Significant Support by a Student Member - Natalie Chalico 

Outstanding CPE Event - CFO/Controllers Conference; Kim Huynh, Chair 

Outstanding CPE Award - Deanna Sullivan (Ethics) 

Significant Support by a Member in Industry - Rachel Gleicher 

Significant Support by a Member in Education - Anna Shaheen 

Significant Support of the Society -  Crowe LLC, Sheila Enriquez 

Significant Support by a Member in Public Practice - Carol Warley 

Distinguished Service to the Profession - Ramsey Womack 

Outstanding Public Service - Kathy Ploch 

Stan and Margaret Voelkel Award - Katherine Rodriguez 

Innovation Award - The Membership Committee, Cheryl O’Brien, Chair 

Innovation Award - Nina Perez 

Rookie of the Year - Jordan Payne 

Legends Award -  Melissa Frazier 

True Grit Awards - Jaqueline Valdez & Maria Zepeda 

Outstanding Young CPA of the Year -  Nhu Le, CPA  

Outstanding CPA of the Year - William Wu 

Presidential Citations Awards:

Betty Da Silva-Draud 

Laura Mardis 

Cheryl O’Brien 

Geri Pacheco 

TXCPA Accounting Education Foundation Accounting Excellence Awards:

Tabitha Banks—Prairie View A & M University 

Ky’Arayan Henderson —Texas Southern University 

Vaishnavi Jayaraman—University of Houston--Bauer 

Javier Medina—University of Houston-Clear Lake 

Mina Moradi—University of Houston--Downtown 

Chloe Pham—University of St. Thomas

Andrea Ramirez—Houston Christian University 

Whitney Stahl—Sam Houston State University