Fort Worth, Texas-based Whitley Penn (FY18 net revenue of $114.1 million) announces that Amanda Beabout, senior audit manager in the Houston office, has been named president-elect of the Bauer College Alumni Association’s board of directors. Bauer College is the College of Business located within the University of Houston.
Beabout serves clients in the energy, construction, professional services, manufacturing and distribution and ERISA industries. For the Bauer College Alumni Association position, Beabout will serve one year as president-elect learning from the current president and assisting with the planning and leading of meetings and serving as a liaison between the college and the alumni board.
Additionally, Celina Cereceres, PIC of the firm’s public sector group, has been named a 2019 Women Who Mean Business honoree by the Houston Business Journal. The list includes 30 women who represent a myriad of industries in the Houston area, including energy, finance, health care, real estate, professional services, law, hospitality, government and non-profit.
Cereceres has more than 18 years of audit experience overseeing audits and other attestation engagements for school districts, universities and colleges, other large governments, and non-profit organizations. She remains active with the Communities in Schools Bay Area, the Texas Education Agency Advisory Committee, the Texas Association of School Business Officials (TASBO), and is a member of the Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership Education and Workforce Committee.