Mr. Peña has over thirty years of experience in public accounting. In those thirty years he has gained significant knowledge in the financial industry, and shared his knowledge generously with his peers and up-and-coming professionals in the field. In addition to being the Audit Principal and President of the Firm, he is a frequent speaker and instructor of auditing and accounting to members of both public accounting and private industry throughout Texas and the El Paso Southwest area.
His clients include such diverse clients as private industries, nonprofit, governmental, financial institution, construction industries, litigation support, and healthcare. His exposure to such a wide swath of the general public makes him well acquainted with the many different financial situations new clients may encounter.
Mr. Pena was appointed by Governor Rick Perry to the Texas State Board of GeoScientist in the year 2002. In 1997 and 1999, Mr. Peña was appointed by Governor George Bush as Board Member/ Treasurer of the Texas Healthy Kids Corporation. He has served on the Executive Board of the Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants as Treasurer and on the AICPA Joint Trial Board; as well as the Upper Rio Grande Development Corporation, a Community development corporation. He has served as President and state director for the El Paso Chapter of Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants. He has also served as a commissioner for the El Paso Housing Authority as well as a Director of the Rio Grande Girl Scout Council, Board of Directors of the El Paso Zoological Society, and a local school board, and director of the School Ground Restoration Committee.
Mr. Peña is a Certified Public Accountant licensed by the State of Texas and New Mexico. He holds a B.B.A. in Accounting from the University of Texas at El Paso.