New Orleans Chapter: Chair Visit and Member Celebration (ZZ18NO101717)
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 Export to Your Calendar 10/17/2017
When: Tuesday, October 17, 2017
From 6:00 PM until 9:00 PM
Where: Ruth's Chris Steakhouse Metairie
3633 Veterans Blvd.
Metairie, Louisiana  70002
United States
Contact: Jessica Kolwe

Online registration is available until: 10/17/2017
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We will be visited by Gina Rachel, Society Chair, and Ron Gitz, Society CEO. On this occasion we also will honor past presidents of the New Orleans Chapter of the LCPA and recogne all 25 and 50 year members of the New Orleans Chapter at this dinner.


Members/Guest/Spouses: $70
FREE for Chapter Past Presidents, Award Members and Board Officers

Payment required prior to the event
Make checks to LCPA

RSVP: October 10, 2017
Agenda: 6:00 pm Cocktails
7:00 pm Dinner and Presentation
9:00 pm Conclusion
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 on the Board of Trustees for AICPA’s Benevolent Fund which helps members through temporary periods of financial difficulties. He also is a member of AICPA’s Peer Review Kitchen Cabinet and is President-Elect of the CPA Society Executives Association. 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