Members are invited to meet Gina Rachel, LCPA's newly elected Chair, and Ron Gitz, the Society's Executive Director & CEO. We will also recognize our dedicated professionals who have been Society members for 25 years.
Meet Our Special Guests
Members/Non LCPA guest: Free
11:30 am – 12:00 pm Lunch
12:00 – 1:00 pm Chair's Address & Awards Presentation
Gina Rachel, CPA • 2017-18 LCPA Chair
Gina was named the 2017-18 Chair of the Society of Louisiana Certified Public Accountants (LCPA). A Director in the Postlethwaite & Netterville Tax Services Group, Gina has 20 years of public accounting experience. She is the fifth female president in the association's 106-year history and a past president of LCPA's New Orleans Chapter. She received her bachelor's degree in accounting from Nicholls State University.
Within the community, Gina serves on the board of Eden House, an organization dedicated to ending human and sex trafficking. She also serves as Secretary/Treasurer at Center for Resilience which works to provide individualized mental health services and placement to students whose mental and behavioral health needs cannot be met in a traditional school setting.
Ron Gitz II, CPA, CGMA • LCPA Executive Director & CEO
Ron serves as Executive Director & CEO of the Society of Louisiana CPAs (LCPA). Prior to joining the non-profit professional association in 2012, Ron had a diverse career working both in public practice and industry. He owned and operated several businesses, including a restaurant, a document imaging and management solutions company, and later, a successful CPA practice. At the national level, Ron currently serves as President-Elect of the CPA Society Executives Association (CPE-SEA) and is a member of the AICPA’s Peer Review Kitchen Cabinet. On the state level, he serves on the Louisiana Association of Business and Industry’s Taxation & Finance Council and is a member of the Committee of 100. He holds both the CPA and Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA) designations.
Gina Rachel, CPA
2017-18 LCPA Chair