Award-Winning Women

In recognition of their professional achievements, five St. Louis CPAs won the second Women to Watch Award, presented by the AICPA’s Work/Life and Women’s Initiatives Executive Committee and this time the Missouri Society of CPAs and cosponsored by Accountemps and Robert Half Finance & Accounting. AICPA Chair Leslie Murphy (left) gave out the 2006 awards at the Missouri Society’s Women’s Retreat in August in St. Louis. Winners were Darlene M. Davis, principal, Davis Associates CPAs; Diann D. Gross, partner, Ernst & Young LLC; Tina L. Klocke, chief financial “bear,” treasurer and secretary, Build-a-Bear Workshop Inc.; Constance L. Ochs, director, RSM McGladrey Inc. The Emerging Leader was Jamie C. Jabouri, audit manager, Schowalter & Jabouri PC.

Accountemps and Robert Half Finance & Accounting will present a scholarship in each winner’s name to the Missouri scholarship fund. For information on the winners, visit .


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