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ROSEVILLE, CA, OCTOBER 20, 2015: GALLINA LLP congratulates Katie McConnell, CPA, Director of Recruitment & Development, who was named a winner for the 2015 “40 Under 40” by the Sacramento Business Journal. With over 100 finalists, and countless more nominees, Katie is proud to be amongst a group of business and civic leaders chosen for this year’s “40 Under 40” designation.

“Katie has been a great leader at GALLINA through her internal involvements as a Director as well as various external activities representing the firm and profession through board and community involvement” states Larry Taylor, Managing Partner of GALLINA LLP.

Katie is a certified public accountant and graduate of California State University, Sacramento with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting. Earlier this year, she was named Women to Watch Award’s “Emerging Leader” by CalCPA Education Foundation in partnership with the AICPA and its Women’s Initiatives Executive Committee. Locally, Katie has been instrumental in the progress of emerging leaders in the Sacramento region through her involvement as a founder and past chair of professional development for the coveted MetroEDGE young professionals organization.

Katie states, “I am grateful for this recognition and proud to call many of the other honorees dear friends.” She continues by sharing, “It is exciting to win after being recognized as a finalist in past years. To be recognized as a leader among young professionals in this region is exciting.”

To learn more about the award, visit

Katie McConnell, CPA
Director of Recruitment & Development

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