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Josh Gabbard has proudly been involved with Phi Chi Theta since the Spring of 2011 when he was initiated into the Beta Theta Chapter at Sam Houston State University in Huntsville, Texas. During his three years of collegiate membership with Beta Theta, he held various positions including Fundraising Committee Chair, Executive Vice President and President. During his time in these elected positions, Josh’s proudest accomplishment was establishing a strong alumni network for the Beta Theta Chapter.  He also assisted in planning & hosting Beta Theta’s 50th Anniversary Gala in April 2013 as Executive Vice President. Josh was the recipient of the Anna E. Hall Memorial Scholarship in 2012 & the Kay Durden Memorial Scholarship in 2014 from the Phi Chi Theta Fraternity and Educational Foundation.

After graduating with a Bachelor’s of Business Administration in Accounting in Fall of 2013 from Sam Houston State, Josh successfully completed an assurance internship with Ernst & Young (EY).  He went on to join EY as a staff auditor with a focus in Health Care & Renewable energy industries after earning a Master’s of Science in Accounting in the Spring of 2015. He is currently in the process of obtaining his Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Certification.

When Josh is not working or studying for his CPA, he can be found playing tennis in various leagues around Houston or out with a group of friends. He also enjoys reading mystery novels, especially the Alex Cross series from James Patterson. Josh is proud to be a Life Member and President of the Houston Alumni Chapter.