Job Title: Partner
Organization: Blazek & Vetterling LLP
Jody Blazek, CPA, is a partner at Blazek & Vetterling, a Houston accounting firm focusing on tax and financial services for tax-exempt organizations. Her concentration on nonprofits began in 1969 when she advised clients about the Tax Reform Act that completely revamped the taxation of charities and created private foundations. From 1972 to 1981, she gained nonprofit management experience as treasurer of the Menil Interests where she worked with John and Dominique de Menil to plan the Menil Collection, The Rothko Chapel and other projects of the Menil Foundation. She reentered public practice in 1981 to found the firm she now serves. She is past-chair of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants' Tax-Exempt Organizations Resource Panel and worked on the Panel for the Nonprofit Sector report to Congress. She is author of six books in the Wiley Nonprofit Series, a frequent speaker on nonprofit issues and a member of several nonprofit boards. She holds a BBA from The University of Texas at Austin.