McConnell & Jones’ is pleased to announce the selection of Audit Director Michelle Brumfield,CPA and Audit Manager Minnie Cariaga,CPA as President and Treasurer, respectively, for the Filipino American Accountants of Texas (FAATx).
As one of the largest minority-owned CPA firms in the Southeast, McConnell & Jones is proud to promote a diverse culture and encourage professional development both internally and outside of the firm. When asked about their selection, Managing Partner Wayne McConnell said, “This selection highlights our commitment to leadership and diversity and we are fortunate to have these employees who exhibit these qualities and strive for excellence here and in their communities.”
With more than 30 years of combined accounting experience, both Brumfield and Cariaga are active in their communities and the accounting industry. Brumfield has moderated several sessions at the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants’ (AICPA) Annual Employee Benefit Plan Conference in 2016 and was recently selected as a speaker for the 2017 conference; while Cariaga currently serves as a member on the finance committee for Community Family Centers. They will begin their two-year term on January 1, 2017 and will serve in their respective positions until December 31, 2018.