Ben Pena Appointed Texas Board of Public Accountancy

Ben Pena, CPA, CFE, CICA

Governor Greg Abbott has appointed BMC partner Ben Pena, CPA, CFE, CICA to the Texas State Board of Public Accountancy for a term set to expire on January 31, 2021. The Texas State Board of Public Accountancy protects the public by ensuring that persons issued certificates as certified public accountants (CPAs) possess the necessary education, skills and capabilities and that they perform competently in the profession of public accountancy.

Ben is a partner in BMC's Brownsville office. He currently serves as director-at-large for the Texas Society of CPAs. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, and the Institute for Internal Controls. Ben also serves as Vice-President of the Brownsville Community Foundation as well as a director of the Brownsville Chamber of Commerce and steering board member of Leadership Rio Grande Valley. He received his Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting from The University of Texas-Pan American.

Congratulations Ben!

Read the full article from the Office of the Govenor.