AFWA Names Lori Kelley, CPA, to National Board of Directors

Written on June 23, 2014

Lori Kelley, CPA, has been named Vice President of Membership of the 2014-2015 national board of directors for the Accounting & Financial Women’s Alliance (AFWA).  She is a member of the Fort Walton Beach, FL chapter.

“AFWA is such a unique organization empowering women both professionally and personally.  I feel honored to have the opportunity to be a part of its leadership,” says Kelley, who is a Member in the Destin, FL office of Warren Averett, LLC. Warren Averett is one of the largest accounting firms in the Southeastern region, ranking among the top 30 firms in the United States. With more than 800 employees, 340 CPAs, and 15 office locations, Warren Averett offers depth and experience in a variety of industries with services that span beyond audit and tax.

An AFWA member since 1992, Kelley has served on the local’s chapter’s board in many capacities and on the National Board since 2012.

“Kelley is an integral leader for AFWA. Her expertise and time as a board member is essential for our work. AFWA needs volunteers like her to carry out the mission of the organization,” says Ericka Harney, Executive Director of AFWA.

AFWA is a national membership organization dedicated to empowering women in the accounting and financial fields since 1938.   AFWA, which will hold its 76th Annual Conference in New Orleans, La., September 28 – October 1, has 80 chapters and over 3,000 members nationwide.  For more information about AFWA, visit our web site at

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