Montoya Recognized for Volunteer Work


Mary Montoya, CPA, received the 2003 AICPA Public Service Award in Washington, D.C., at the spring meeting of the Institute’s governing council. A partner of Klanderud, Montoya, Wuebben & Feehan, PC, in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, Montoya has prepared tax returns, provided financial advice and performed a wide variety of other services for Native American prison inmates for more than 10 years. In addition, she served eight years on the South Dakota Board of Accountancy, became its first woman president and was on the board of directors of the South Dakota CPA Society. William F. Ezzell, chairman of the AICPA board of directors, presented the award. The annual prize recognizes AICPA members who have made significant contributions to their communities.

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