Jason Cope, CPA, assurance manager at Goldin Peiser & Peiser, LLP (GPP), has been selected to participate in the Garland Chamber of Commerce’s Leadership Garland Class 34. The class starts this fall and runs until the end of May 2015.
“I am so pleased to be a part of this program. Leadership Garland has done a great job over the years in educating and enhancing community members’ leadership skills,” said Cope. “By providing education that addresses issues leaders face today, I hope to not only better serve my community, but my clients and colleagues as well.”
Leadership Garland is a program offered by the Garland Chamber of Commerce to any interested citizen who lives or works in Garland or is a member of the Garland Chamber. The purpose of Leadership Garland is to provide corporate leadership training, to motivate and encourage civic leaders, and to develop personal leadership characteristics and skills within individuals. Participants are introduced to state, county, city officials, school board trustees, administrators, community leaders, and community boards and commissions. Leadership skill topics are taught with active participation along with numerous field trips.
Cope began his accounting career with GPP in 2007 and has recently been promoted to assurance manageror. He is responsible for providing attest services to small businesses and partnerships, as well as supervising staff in his department. He serves a variety of industries, including manufacturing, domestic and internal distribution, oil and gas investment partnerships, and construction.
Cope received his Masters of Professional Accounting and Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance degrees from the University of Texas at Arlington. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants (TSCPA). Cope resides in Flower Mound, Texas with his wife and three children.
GPP is a mid-market accounting and consulting firm located in Dallas, Texas. The firm provides a broad range of traditional and non-traditional services including accounting, audit, tax, specialty tax credits, SALT, business valuation and IRS representation. GPP focuses on serving the medical, dental, international and domestic manufacturing, oil and gas, and real estate/construction industries.Through its membership in the BDO Alliance USA, it has access to the resources of BDO USA, LLP and other Alliance members nationwide, as well as access to BDO’s international network – the 5th largest accounting and consulting network in the world. For more information, visit www.GPPcpa.com.