Jorge F. Lastra Vicente

    Jorge Vicente currently serves as an auditor with Tampa-based Accounting Firm Prida, Guida & Perez with experience in financial reporting and auditing. Jorge is a 2018 graduate from the University of South Florida with a bachelor’s degree in Accounting, as well as Biomedical Sciences. Originally from Puerto Rico, Jorge is a dedicated and detail-oriented accounting professional, who has been meeting the accounting needs of businesses and individuals in the Tampa Bay area.

    He currently works as an auditor for Prida Guida & Perez CPA’s and Advisors, handling financial services for businesses in the area. He specializes in maintaining client service and relationships, performing auditing tasks and ensuring that financial transactions are accurately represented.

    Jorge got his start in the accounting industry when he was a junior in college, where he interned for a nationally recognized accounting firm. During his internship he learned to communicate with clients, leading to long-term trusting relationships. Additionally, he worked as part of a team to fulfill all necessary tasks, including financial reporting. After he graduated from the University of South Florida, he worked for Cherry Bekaert as an audit associate. There, his duties were to perform auditing tasks, checking the accuracy of all financial documents provided to ensure accuracy and transparency. After leaving Cherry, Jorge joined Prida Guida & Perez, where he serves as an auditor.

    “21 & Change’s vision statement resonated with me. I truly believe in the value of all human lives and that all should have the opportunity to discover their full potential. As a board member, I hope to bring a unique perspective to the approach of tackling the challenges we will face along the way to a brighter future. I know that our efforts will encourage those who need help and those who would like to help. I am excited for the opportunity to really make an impact in our community and honored to be a part of something great.”

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