Katy Avenson has over 17 years of experience providing tax, accounting and consulting services to nonprofits and small businesses. She enjoys helping nonprofits structure effective accounting systems and navigate the complex IRS rules for maintaining exempt status.
After graduating from The University of Texas at Austin with a Masters degree in accounting, Katy developed a passion for nonprofit tax consulting while working for two reputable local CPA firms.
Her interest in nonprofits extends beyond business and into the community through her board member positions and volunteer work with local organizations. She enjoys sharing her knowledge by leading training courses for nonprofit board members and accounting staff through the Austin Chapter of CPAs.
In 2012, Katy was honored as a Rising Star by the Texas Society of CPAs for her active role with financial literacy initiatives, and she was elected to the board of directors in 2013. She has served as a board member and volunteer with multiple organizations in the Austin area.