State CPA group to recognize six Wichitans

The Kansas Society of Certified Public Accountants said six of 11 nominees for its annual Women to Watch awards are from Wichita.

Three from Wichita are nominees in the award program’s Experienced Leaders category. The are: Cindy McSwain and Cathy Mitchell, both of Allen, Gibbs & Houlik; and Pam Peppard of Cbiz Mayer Hoffman McCann.

Three other Wichitans are nominees in the Emerging Leaders category. They are: Tara Laughlin of AGH; Laura Mossman of BKD; and Trina Swart of McFarren, Magnifico & Swart CPAs.

The five other nominees are from Garden City, Great Bend, Overland Park and Lenexa.

The awards will be presented at a luncheon Nov. 19 at the Hyatt Regency Wichita.

The awards are designed to recognize outstanding women in the public accounting profession.