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Larriva named Women to Watch Award Recipient
FORT MYERS, FL, June 30, 2022 – Veronica Larriva, a partner with McHale, P.A., was recently named the Emerging Leader winner of the 2022 Women to Watch Awards by the Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants (FICPA). This award is given annually to only one female CPA selected from the entire state of Florida.
Larriva is a licensed certified public accountant and joined McHale, P.A. in 2008. She earned a Master of Science in Accounting and Taxation with a minor in Business Management from Florida Gulf Coast University’s Lutgert College of Business, where she graduated with Honors. Her area of focus is in forensic accounting, fraud investigation, Ponzi schemes and bankruptcies.
In January of 2017, she received the Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants’ (FICPA) “Horizon Award,” which recognizes the brightest young CPAs in the State of Florida. In 2019, she was recognized by Gulfshore Business magazine as a 40 under 40 recipient. Larriva is a frequent guest speaker at her alma mater’s Forensic Accounting class, where she teaches and provides guidance to accounting students. She speaks fluent English and Spanish and has an advanced level of Portuguese.
In addition to her role as Treasurer of Harry Chapin Food Bank of Southwest Florida, she has always been involved in the community and is a past chair of the FICPA Southwest Florida Chapter, a past chair of the FICPA Florida Gulf Coast University Accounting and Tax Conference, a past committee member of the FICPA Valuation Litigation Support Conference and a past committee member of the Young CPAs. Her professional affiliations also include the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners.
The Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants (FICPA) is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors.
McHale, P.A. has been serving the Southwest Florida community since 1993 and specializes in forensic accounting, receiverships, litigation support and bankruptcies.
For more information, please visit mchalepa.com or call 239-337-0808.
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