Central LA Chapter: Chair Visit and Member Celebration (ZZ18CL091917)
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 Export to Your Calendar 9/19/2017
When: Tuesday, September 19, 2017
From 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM
Where: Roy O Martin Corporate Office
2189 Memorial Dr
Alexandria, Louisiana  71301
United States
Contact: Tiffani McLain
445-4585 Ext 213

Online registration is available until: 9/19/2017
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Chair Visit and Member Celebration

Gina Rachel, CPA
2017-18 LCPA Chair
Members are invited to meet Gina Rachel, LCPA's newly elected Chair, and Ron Gitz, the Society's Executive Director & CEO. We will also celebrate the achievement of newly licensed CPAs and recognize our dedicated professionals who have been a Society member for 25 years. 
CPE: This is a social, non-CPE event.
Fee: Free to members and their guests
Agenda: 6:00 pm   Registration
6:15 pm   Networking and Refreshments
7:00 pm   Chair's Address
7:30 pm   Awards Presentation
Meet Our Special Guests


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.