News for the Hospitality Executive
Donna Turner Named 2007 Certified Hospitality Accountant
Executive (CHAE) of the Year
TEXAS (September 6, 2007) Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals
(HFTP®) will honor Donna Turner, CPA, CHAE, as the 2007 Certified Hospitality
Accountant Executive (CHAE) of the Year at the 2007 Annual Convention &
Tradeshow in Jacksonville, Fla. The award will be presented to her during
the general session on Thursday, October 18 at 8:30 a.m. at the Hyatt Regency
Jacksonville Riverfront. In its 24th year, the CHAE of the Year award recognizes
the person who scored the highest in a given year on the CHAE exam.
Donna Turner, CPA, CHAE Turner is the chief financial officer and controller of the Country Club of Mobile in Mobile, Ala. She has been with the country club for the past 11 years. Her experience includes operations of real estate development companies, homeowner associations and hotels operating under national franchises.
I am honored to receive the CHAE of the Year award, said Turner. It
was important for me to commit myself to preparing for the exam because
I am geographically separated from other colleagues and I'm grateful it
paid off. The Mobile, Ala. area is on the cusp of unprecedented growth
and I hope receiving this honor will reflect well on the hospitality industry
in the area.
HFTP, Austin, Texas, USA and Maastricht, The Netherlands, founded in 1952, is the global professional association for financial and technology personnel working in hotels, clubs and other hospitality-related businesses. HFTP provides first class educational opportunities, research, and publications to more than 4,600 members globally including, the premiere hospitality technology conference HITEC--founded in 1972. HFTP also awards the only hospitality specific certifications for accounting and technology ---the Certified Hospitality Accountant Executive (CHAE) and the Certified Hospitality Technology Professional (CHTP) designations. HFTP was founded in the USA as the National Association of Hotel Accountants.
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