HOUSTON, TEXAS – The American Woman’s Society of Certified Public Accountants (AWSCPA) is pleased to announce that Tricia Wilson, CPA, ABV, CDFA, CVA, has been honored as the recipient of its 2015 Public Service Award.  This award recognizes an AWSCPA member that provides a significant contribution of time and talent to public services outside of the accounting profession to improve the quality of a community.

Tricia is a Market Managing Partner with Dixon Hughes Goodman (DHG) and serves on the Executive Committee, DHG’s governing body.  Additionally, Tricia co-founded DHG’s Women Forward Network, which helps the Firm recruit, develop and retain best-in-class women and supports women through learning and leadership.  Her focus is primarily domestic matters in the DHG Forensics and Valuation Services practice.  Tricia’s background includes more than 20 years as a practicing CPA with emphasis in divorce matters including mediation and arbitration, settlement structure and tax impact, asset tracing and identification, unreported income and income determination for alimony and child support calculations, and financial declaration preparation.

Tricia’s passion for giving back to her community is evidenced by her willingness to put her time, energy and resources to good use for the benefit of others, while inspiring those around her to give back.  Tricia is President of the DHG Foundation, which donated over $800,000 to charitable organizations in its previous fiscal year and she serves on the Board of Directors for several other non-profit organizations in the Charleston, SC area.

AWSCPA, organized in 1933, is a national network connecting and supporting today’s women CPAs through career and personal transitions by innovative training, customized mentorship, and focused relationships.  For its members, AWSCPA provides:

  • Resources and support for professional and personal development
  • Opportunities for leadership participation, networking, and mentoring
  • Visibility and recognition for the organization and its members
  • Leadership in addressing the concerns of women in the accounting profession

If you would like additional information about AWSCPA, visit the website at www.awscpa.org or contact the National Office at info@awscpa.org