AREAS OF CONCENTRATION & INDUSTRIES
Bijal was born and raised in India where she earned her Bachelor of Commerce at Gujarat University. In 1999, she moved to Chicago, IL and worked as a senior accountant for the City of McHenry, IL. Bijal moved to El Paso 2003 and began a private bookkeeping practice working with clients in the food service, franchise, jewelry and whole furniture industries. In 2012, she began working for a local corporation as the assistant controller.
Bijal joined the audit and assurance team at Lauterbach, Borschow & Co. in 2016. As an audit associate, Bijal worked on employee benefit plan audits and gained experience auditing clients in financial institution, manufacturing, nonprofit, and transportation industries. In 2018, Bijal joined the tax team as a tax associate. Since moving into the tax practice, Bijal has continued working with clients in the food service and nonprofit industries and has gained extensive experience working with start-ups and clients in the healthcare and real estate industries.
Bijal earned her Master of Accountancy degree at The University of Texas at El Paso where she was a member of the honor societies Beta Gamma Sigma and Phi Kappa Phi and has been the recipient of the Newton D. Becker Scholarship. She is currently working towards earning her license as a certified public accountant.
Bachelor of Commerce - Gujarat University
El Paso Center for Children - Board Treasurer 2018-present