Yeo & Yeo CPAs & Business Consultants is pleased to announce that Jennifer M. Watkins, CPA, has been elected president of the Zonta Club of Flint and was named Zontian of the Year.
Jennifer was elected to a two-year term as president, beginning June 1, 2019, by members of the club who also named her Zontian of the Year. This year, Jennifer chaired the club’s fundraising committee and planned two fundraisers, increasing fundraising profits by more than 25 percent. She also hosted a pool party at the Whaley House during the summer and planned the Thanksgiving event for the Whaley Children’s Center. She previously served a two-year term as the club’s vice president and has been a member of the club since 2011.
The Zonta Club of Flint was chartered in 1923 as a charter club of Zonta International. Flint-area Zontians are committed to improving the status of women locally and worldwide by empowering women through service and advocacy. The Zonta Club includes women from a variety of traditional and non-traditional professions, including law, education, medicine, and finance.
At Yeo & Yeo, Jennifer has extensive experience in providing audit services for nonprofit organizations and school districts and is the Education Services Group’s technical advisor. She is a frequent presenter at regional and statewide school and governmental accounting conferences and is a member of Michigan Department of Education Committees that provide accounting guidance for school districts. She is a member of the Association of School Business Officials, Michigan School Business Officials and several regional School Business Officials organizations. Jennifer is based in the firm’s Flint office.
In addition to her work with the Zonta Club of Flint, Jennifer also volunteers for Genesee County Habitat for Humanity, Carriage Town Ministries and United Way of Genesee County. She is a graduate of Leadership Genesee.