Penny has been a member of the Prothro, Wilhelmi team since December 1998 and specializes in QuickBooks consulting and training, income tax preparation for corporations and partnerships, and financial consulting and analysis. In addition, as a past manager of the Accounting and Reporting Services (ARS) group, Penny continues to assist and support the ARS group which focuses on the preparation of financial statements, bookkeeping services, payroll and related payroll tax reporting.
Penny began her accounting career in private industry working first with an oil and gas developer and then with a financial consulting firm specializing in health care. Upon completion of her Master’s degree, Penny transitioned into public practice. She has since worked in multiple capacities with a variety of industries including construction, oil & gas, professional services, retail and medical.
Penny received her MBA from the University of Texas at Tyler in 1997. She is also a graduate of The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People seminar from Franklin Covey, Inc.
Penny is a past board member of The University of Texas at Tyler Alumni Association where she served as Treasurer for four years and a past board member of Woodvale School. Penny has also served as a volunteer in the local Boy Scout and Girl Scout Troops. Currently, Penny serves as the director of pre-teen education and is a part of the finance committee for her church.
Originally from Wisconsin, Penny moved to Texas in 1985 to attend college. Married and the mother of two active children, Penny enjoys spending time with her family and working with children. She is an active member in her church and enjoys cooking, entertaining, sports (Go Pack!), music and reading.