Jennifer Plunk and Mark Duffy to Speak at Women’s Energy Network – North Texas Chapter February 2017 Luncheon Meeting in Fort Worth and Dallas Hosts First Networking Luncheon of 2017

DALLAS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Jennifer Plunk, CPA, and Mark Duffy, both of Whitley Penn, will be the
guest speakers at the luncheon meeting of Women’s Energy Network (WEN) –
North Texas Chapter on Thursday, February 9, 2017, at the Fort Worth
Petroleum Club, 777 Main Street, Suite #4000. Jennifer Plunk is an audit
manager and Mark Duffy is a tax senior manager. Networking will be the
focus for the luncheon meeting of the Women’s Energy Network (WEN) –
North Texas Chapter on Tuesday, February 21, 2017 at the Locke Lord
offices, 2200 Ross Avenue, Suite 2800. Registration for both events will
begin at 11:30 a.m. followed by the luncheon from noon-1:00 p.m.

Ms. Plunk and Mr. Duffy will present a presentation entitled
“Acquisitions and Dispositions in the Oil & Gas Industry.” A
question-and-answer session will follow this timely presentation.

Ms. Plunk has more than 6 years of audit public accounting experience
focused on public and private companies. She focuses most of her
attention in the following industries: energy, manufacturing and
distribution, services, employee benefit plans industries, and
non-profits. Ms. Plunk holds a Master of Accountancy and a BBA in
Accounting from the University of Oklahoma. She is also member of the
Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants (TSCPA), and the American
Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA).

Mr. Duffy has more than ten years of experience in public accounting. He
primarily assists clients in the Energy, Real Estate, Professional
Services, International Tax, Manufacturing and Distribution, and State
and Local Tax areas. Mr. Duffy earned his BBA in Accounting from Texas
A&M University and his Master of Science in Accounting from the
University of Texas at Arlington. He is a member of the American
Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), Texas Society of
Certified Public Accountants (TSCPA), Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce,
HEB Chamber of Commerce, and the Tarrant County A&M Club.

“WEN North Texas is honored to welcome Ms. Plunk and Mr. Duffy at the
February 2017 Fort Worth luncheon,” said Kati Smith, 2017 WEN North
Texas Chapter President. “2017 is already seeing significant movement in
acquisitions and divestitures of oil and gas interests. We are excited
to offer our members the chance to learn from Ms. Plunk’s and Mr.
Duffy’s expertise and in-depth knowledge of what is happening in the
industry today.”

The first networking luncheon of 2017 will be held in Dallas. Networking
is a powerful tool for today’s professional women. Networking allows
women to enrich their professional lives while learning to live a
happier, more balanced life. WEN North Texas looks forward to assisting
you in continuing the important conversations that support you in
improving your life.

“WEN North Texas is pleased to announce its first 2017 network luncheon
in Dallas,” said Smith. “We look forward to connecting with our members
and learning from each other.”

The cost for WEN North Texas members to attend is $35. For prospective
members, the price is $50. Please register online at
Payment can be made by credit card through the online registration
portal or the day of the event by cash or check payable to Women’s
Energy Network North Texas.

For more information about the above events, contact Jamie Lavergne
Bryan, Winstead PC, at

For more information about the Women’s Energy Network – North Texas
Chapter, visit
and click on WEN North Texas. Interested parties can join the North
Texas Chapter by clicking on Join Today! on the North Texas Chapter’s
home page.

About WEN

The Women’s Energy Network is a nonprofit association of women
professionals in the energy industry that provides networking and
community outreach opportunities and fosters career and leadership
development. Founded in 1994, the organization has more than 2,000
members nationwide. For more information, please visit the WEN North
Texas Chapter website at

Thank you to our generous 2017 WEN North Texas Sponsors:

National Sponsor
Sidley Austin LLP

Gold Level Sponsor
Pioneer Natural Resources Company
Resources Inc.

Silver Level Sponsor
Jackson Walker

Bronze Level Sponsor
Lord LLP


for Women’s Energy Network
Jamie Bryan, 817-420-8209