Walter D. Davis, III, CPA
April 24, 1951 - Nov 20, 2017
Walter D. Davis, III, CPA, founding chairman of the Division of Firms, passed away on November 20, 2017. Mr. Davis, who operated a CPA practice in Houston, Texas, established the Division of Firms in 1986 under the leadership of NABA's first woman president, Ramona Pearson, CPA.
Mr. Davis was honored on March 25, 1987, with an Outstanding Texan Award from the Texas Legislative Black Caucus. Mr. Davis also served on the Texas Fifth Year Scholarship Advisory Committee for nearly 20 years. He was an instrumental member in negotiating the scholarship program with the Texas Legislature in the law requiring a fifth year of college for the CPA Exam. Texas is one of two states with such a program.
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