(New Orleans) Kemberley “Kemcents” Washington, CPA has been named by CityBusiness as one of the 2016 Money Makers. Washington, an author, educator and personal finance news contributor has made a name for herself in recent years giving financial advice on topics ranging from budgeting to taxation. Currently, she is an endowed professor at Dillard University and has become a fixture in media in recent years, appearing as a financial contributor on numerous TV and radio stations, including WVUE-TV, WDSU-TV, FM98, Q93 and WBOK (1230 AM).
She also authored, “Ten Commandments to a Financial Healing,” and “21 Days of Powerful Breakthroughs,” which have both received more than 60,000 downloads on the YouVersion Bible App. She has written for Bankrate.com, Yahoo Finance, Jet Magazine, Fox Business, Upscale Magazine, the New Orleans Tribune, New Orleans Agenda and many more. Her personal finance blog and financial classes give financial tips to individuals and businesses.
CityBusiness 2016 class of Money Makers is an event and publication that honors local professionals for financial achievements in their respective industries and their community impact. This year’s honorees are selected from four different categories. These categories include banking, corporate, investment and professional. Since 2011, CityBusiness has recognized financial professionals who have made headway in their careers and go above and beyond the call of duty.
The 2016 Money Makers was honored at a luncheon event October 27 at The Ritz-Carlton Hotel. A special publication highlighting their accomplishments is part of the October 28 issue of CityBusiness.
Prior to joining Dillard University’s faculty, Washington worked as a special agent in the Internal Revenue Service’s Criminal Investigation Division, and also as a revenue agent for the Small Business and Self-Employed Division. She earned her master’s and bachelor’s degrees from Southern University and A&M College in Baton Rouge.
For more information concerning Washington, please visit her website at Kemberley.com.