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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Nov. 8, 2010
City’s Patton named Outstanding CPA in Government
Joyce Patton, an auditor for the City of Kansas City, Mo., received the 2010 Outstanding CPA in Government Award from the Missouri Society of Certified Public Accountants. She was presented this honor at a ceremony on Nov. 4 at Arrowhead Stadium.
The award annually recognizes one CPA who has significantly contributed to a government organization and the growth of the CPA profession.
Patton joined the City Auditor’s Office in 1996, and her professional and technical expertise in her field serves as an inspiration to her co-workers.
“Her accounting knowledge and ability to extract and compile information from the City’s financial management system is a vital resource for our completing audits that improve the efficiency and effectiveness of City operations,” said City Auditor Gary White.
Patton has been an active member of the MSCPA Governmental Accounting committee since 1998.
"Her ability to get the job done coupled with her experience, work ethic and intellect is truly an inspiration for all CPAs,” said James Cali, CPA, chair of the MSCPA Governmental Accounting committee.
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