Scholarship funds cover conference expenses for emerging financial planner


Jeremy Weaver, CPA/PFS, a financial planner and investment manager with PlanFIRST Inc. in Greenville, S.C., received the 2015 P. Thomas Austin Personal Financial Planning Division Scholarship. He was recognized for his work providing estate planning services for families with special needs children in the Greenville area.

The P. Thomas Austin Scholarship is awarded each year by the AICPA to a CPA with five to 15 years' experience who practices estate planning or is a member of an estate-planning organization. It was established in 2010 to honor Austin, who chaired the Advanced Estate Planning Conference for three decades and is now chair emeritus. The scholarship covers the cost of attending the AICPA Advanced Estate Planning Conference as well as the related travel expenses.  

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