An Assurance Services partner of Burton McCumber & Cortez, LLP,
Ben Pena, CPA
was recently selected to be a member of the first class of RGV Leadership, a program
sponsored by the Rio Grande Partnership, the Rio Grande Valley's Chamber of Commerce.
A valley native, Ben is committed to issues important to our region.
With BMC since 1996, Ben's areas of experience include Assurance Services, Internal
Controls & Risk Assessment, Forensic Accounting, and Management Consulting. He has
experience in audits involving a variety of industries, governmental and
not-for-profit entities as well publically traded companies as required by the SEC
and by the PCAOB. Ben has also provided litigation support services in the areas of
transaction analyses, forensic accounting services and fraud examination.
In addition to being a partner with BMC, Ben has been an active leader in our
communities. He currently is serving on the board of the Brownsville Chamber of
Commerce and has served as chairman of the board and treasurer of Leadership McAllen.
He is a past board member of several City of McAllen Advisory Boards. He serves
BMC, the RGV and his profession including currently serving on the board of directors
of the Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants. His commitment to his
profession was also exemplified in his involvement in the founding of the RGV Chapter
of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, which allows fraud, accounting,
auditing, law enforcement, legal and compliance professionals to network and learn
about fraud, internal controls and compliance related topics. Ben also has been
actively involved in Gideons International and is currently serving as State Area
We're proud of his selection to RGV Leadership and appreciate his commitment to
addressing key issues facing the RGV. Congratulations!