With more than 20 years of accounting experience, Geeta Pappu is a Property Accountant for Forest Investment Associates (FIA). Geeta joined FIA in 2008 and her primary responsibility includes, among other duties, the preparation of quarterly and annual financial statements for separately managed accounts whose net assets exceed $1.5 billion.
Previously, Geeta spent over nine years in public accounting and in the private industry, working at Williams, Benator & Libby, LLP, Dornier Medical System, Inc., and Emory-Egleston Children’s Heart Center Inc.
What is your business philosophy?
Put your best effort in all you do. Building relationships with your colleagues leads to great teamwork, resulting in a strong foundation for success. Trust is the cornerstone for a successful business.
Why did you choose this field / career path?
My parents owned a tailoring business and the accountant was an integral part of the business. I have always perceived the accounting profession as one with the utmost degree of integrity and honesty.
What is one of the best lessons you’ve learned during your career?
While being true to myself, I enjoy meeting and working with individuals who bring unique perspectives to accomplish a common goal.