CPA Honors Bill Torres with Its Public Service Award
June 21, 2012
SAN MATEO, Calif. — For services to his community, the California Society of CPAs (CalCPA) has presented Bill Torres, a Los Angeles CPA and personal financial specialist, with its Public Service Award for 2012.
The managing partner of Bill Torres & Co., Torres has served on the board of managers of the Weingart East Los Angeles YMCA since 1995 and is immediate past chairman of the board. He also has served on several regional committees for the YMCA of Metropolitan Los Angeles.
In recognition of his service, the YMCA of Metropolitan Los Angeles inscribed Torres’ name in its Golden Book of Distinguished Service in 2011.
CalCPA annually presents the PSA to one of its members with a record of commitment to public service through participation in charitable, governmental or volunteer work that significantly affects the community, state or nation.
Headquartered in San Mateo, Calif., the California Society of Certified Public Accountants (CalCPA) (www.calcpa.org) is the nation’s largest state accounting organization and the largest CPA association in California. It serves 40,000 members in public practice, private industry, education and government. Through CalCPA Institute, a 501(c)3 nonprofit, CalCPA members provide financial literacy programs to high schools and community groups.