Austin CPA Honored by Statewide Organization

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Texas Society of CPAs Honors Penny Dear with Top Award

The Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants (TSCPA) recently honored Austin professional Penny Dear, CPA, with the organization’s Honorary Fellow Award.

The Honorary Fellow Award is bestowed on a TSCPA member who has distinguished himself/herself within the accounting profession as well as the community. Dear received her Texas CPA license in 1982 and has been a dedicated contributor to the profession since then. She has served the organization by volunteering in several roles, including a term as Austin Chapter president, nearly 17 years on the TSCPA Board of Directors, a three-year term on the Executive Board, and roles on more than 10 TSCPA committees. Dear is a recognized leader with a special dedication to the governmental affairs of TSCPA and representing the interests of Texas CPAs.

TSCPA ( is a nonprofit, voluntary, professional organization representing Texas CPAs. The society has 20 local chapters statewide and has 27,000 members, one of the largest in-state memberships of any state CPA society in the United States. TSCPA is committed to serving the public interest with programs that advance the highest standards of ethics and practice within the CPA profession.

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Avery Elander
Texas Society of CPAs
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