The co-founders of Whitley Penn have been inducted into the Texas DeMolay Hall of Fame, a fraternity for young men that helps “define character” under the mentorship of advisors, selected from the local community.
Both Jim Whitley and Glen Penn served as the head of Texas DeMolay during their youth and were recognized for their “many contributions” to the organization and the community over their careers.
Penn is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) including the Forensic and Valuation Services Division, Fort Worth Chapter of Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants (TXCPA), as well as other professional associations.
Meanwhile, Whitely has served as Tarrant County Judge since 2007.
In his role, Judge Whitley presides over the Tarrant County Commissioners Court and provides leadership on issues related to policy and county services for the 15th largest county in the United States.
Jim Whitley said: “Becoming a member of the DeMolay Hall of Fame is a true honor. To see the core values instilled by my mentorship many years ago being recognized today is a sign of the comradery and loyalty these members share with one another.”
Glen Penn added: “It is an honor to be inducted into the Texas DeMolay Hall of Fame. This fraternity helped shape my character from a young age and molded me into the person I am today. I am humbled to stand alongside many other accomplished and distinguished alumni.”