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Under Forty Forum

Under Forty Forum: Mastering Your Fate As a CPA in Fort Worth
A forum, offering CPE, on career development for CPAs under 40

Thursday, November 16, 2017, 2:00 - 5:30 pm
Networking reception and guided tours follow
Amon Carter Museum of American Art, 3501 Camp Bowie Blvd, Fort Worth, TX 76107

Online registration is closed. Email Jennifer Davis to inquire about seat availability.

Observations, insights and advice on navigating the challenges of career growth, from professional peers. Program includes opportunities for questions and discussion.



Amy Ott The Blum Firm PC

Metamorphosis from Technician to Manager
Panel discussion

Stephanie Shaner
Auldridge Griffin, PC.

Andy Hall
Double Eagle Energy

Amanda Lockhart
Crowe Horwath LLP

Norm Robbins
Mark M. Jones & Associates PC

Specialist or Generalist? Profiles in Success

Mark Rich Kimbell Art Foundation

The Public Accounting/Industry Switch: Going and Coming Back

Jacob Briggs Gigi’s Cupcakes

Jon Gee
Dixon Hughes Goodman LLP

Tatiana Markov
Recruiting Edge LLC

Chris White
Sproles Woodard LLP

Ready, Set, Let's Fail! Leadership Lessons in Failure

Joseph M. Rugger, CPA, CGMA

Professional Peer Learning Roundtables: Opportunity Ahead

Sara Averett
Averett Financial

Invitation to Networking and Tours

Amy Ott



Generous underwriting for this event from Capital One
. On view at the Carter (tours): Wild Spaces, Open Seasons: Hunting and Fishing in American Art

Four CPE credits will be awarded for participation in business management and organization (non-technical).

Presentation Method
Group-live; lecture and group discussion.

Learning Objectives

  • Assume responsibility for delegating, managing and evaluating other professionals' work with more confidence
  • Demonstrate understanding of the path to management from the perspective of a staff position
  • Evaluate the costs and benefits of specializing in a technical field or industry
  • Understand employers' and firm managers' views on switching from public practice to industry, or vice versa
  • Train your psyche to accept failure as instructional not detrimental

Level of Knowledge

Must be a CPA

Contact: or 817-335-5055.

Details about Fort Worth Chapter’s CPE policies and authority to offer credit at this link.