Dripping Springs is becoming what some might call a mecca for breweries, wineries and distilleries as new businesses are popping up frequently. On September 26, a group of TXCPA Austin members had the pleasure of visiting Dripping Springs Distilling for a tour and tasting. We were fortunate to have Gary Kelleher, co-founder of Dripping [...]
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The Austin Chapter’s Annual Open House took place on September 19. It was very nice to see a lot of new and familiar faces. We made the event more interactive this year by encouraging attendees to visit each table to learn about the functions of each Chapter program. Upon each visit they got a [...]
This B&I Spy took a break from the usual morning routine on July 17 and headed to the TXCPA Austin office for a 1-hour CPE session on Information Security. Phishing. Vishing. Smishing. Clickjacking. These are just a few of the terms discussed by Matt Kelly, Governance, Risk and Compliance Manager with the Texas Department [...]
Austin Chapter members spent the morning of May 25 serving as ushers for the new CPA swearing-in ceremony. It's always such an honor to be a part of this event ... plus it's just a ton of fun! Many thanks to our volunteer ushers: Lara Akinboye Sundeep Bablani Nancy Foss Larry Hale Kara Hamann [...]
First I want to thank the Chapter for allowing me to serve as President and be a part of an organization that not only gives knowledge back but allows friendships to be created within the industry. I am following the footsteps of many great leaders in the CPA community. This next year the Leadership [...]
I want to thank everyone for a wonderful 2018-2019 year that I got to serve as your President. My year was an exciting year for me as I got to be a part of the introduction of our new branding for TXCPA, including an exciting logo reveal to everyone. I was very pleased with [...]
On Saturday, April 27th, TXCPA Austin held our first ever Student Resume and Interview Workshop at the chapter offices. Despite it being a Saturday (and with it already being a busy weekend for many thanks to Avengers and Game of Thrones), close to 20 CPA volunteers took time out of their morning to provide [...]
Friday, May 3 brought another wonderful morning spent with TXCPA Austin Past Presidents at Mimi’s Café at their annual breakfast. Current President, Kristy Holmes-Hetzel, welcomed everyone and asked that they introduce themselves and tell something about their year as president. There are always fun stories to hear and memories to share. John Sharbaugh, Managing [...]
Austin Chapter members spent the morning of December 1 serving as ushers for the new CPA swearing-in ceremony. It's always such an honor to be a part of this event ... plus it's just a ton of fun! If you would like to serve as an usher for the spring swearing-in (date TBA), please [...]
A group of Austin CPA Chapter Business and Industry CPAs had the pleasure of touring the Celis Brewery on Thursday, November 1st. As the story goes, in the Spring of 1992, Pierre Celis flew from Belgium to the U.S. to start a new brewery. No one suspected that he carried something very precious concealed [...]