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Celebration of a Successful Year

Members gathered at The City Club Thursday, April 27, to celebrate the successful conclusion of a year of service, learning and networking, and to honor those who made it happen. Fort Worth Chamber EVP for Economic Development Brandom Gengelbach spoke.

Kelly R. Hein, Jr., CPA, Rylander Clay & Opitz, LLP Fort Worth CPAs’ president and chair of the awards committee, presented the awards.

Susan Adams, CPA, Huselton Morgan & Maultsby, LLP (right), was named CPA of the Year. She was recognized for national leadership of women in accounting and finance, leadership of the accounting profession locally and statewide, and success in expanding her firm in Tarrant County.

D.D. Holmes, CPA, a community volunteer, was recognized for leadership of a strategic planning process.

Amanda Johnson, CPA, APPL/NAPE, and Amanda Lockhart, CPA,  Crowe Horwath LLP, were recognized for their contribution to the organization’s leadership development program.

Darren A. Harriott, CPA, AZZ Inc., was recognized for his efforts toward recruiting students into the accounting profession.

Stephanie A. Shaner, CPA, Auldridge Griffin PC; Phillip Hernandez, CPA, Karsten Advisors; and Josh Willson, CPA, The Walton Group, were recognized for organizing and implementing a holiday program for disadvantaged and homeless children.