September 2020 Monthly Meeting: Live and On Zoom!

Join Us on September 16th for our next Monthly Meeting!

Wednesday, September 16, 2020
11:30 am – 1:15 pm EST

Newtown Athletic Club  •  120 Pheasant Run   •   Newtown, PA 18940
We will meet outdoors on the pool patio!  Or, Zoom in and participate virtually if you prefer!

In-person luncheon and program: $25.00 for members, $30 for nonmembers. 
Virtual attendance via Zoom: complimentary.

Join us as we learn about the latest government programs that can help Bucks County businesswomen succeed personally and professionally.


Our presenters will help you understand what you’re eligible for, how to apply, and what to expect.


Our first presenter, Cynthia Wharton, CPA, will walk us through the different parts of the programs available. Cindy has more than 20 years of experience in all aspects of tax, accounting, and audit services for individuals, businesses, and nonprofit organizations.


Our second presenter, Kimberly Arnold, Commercial Lending Officer, VP, at Centric Bank in Doylestown, will talk about how Centric bank takes a personal approach to help women and women-owned businesses manage their finances.


Event Registration:

Want to attend in person?  We’d love to see you and social distance at this outdoor event!  A lunch of salad and a pear and pear flatbread will be served.

Click here to register to attend in person.

Prefer to attend by Zoom?  That’s wonderful as well! There is no charge to do so.

Click here to register to attend via Zoom. 

If you have questions about our meeting, or about Bucks County Business Women’s Chapter, contact Susan Allen at 215-860-8400  or by email




Our Presenters:


Cynthia L. Wharton, CPA

Cindy began working in public accounting in 1987. She started with the firm of Burton & Browse as a co-op, working while she earned her accounting degrees. She is now part of the Business and Individual Tax groups at Bee, Bergvall & Co. Cindy has more than 20 years experience in all aspects of tax, accounting, and audit services for individuals, businesses and nonprofit organizations. She enjoys working with clients in a variety of industries including retail, construction, utility, service, and manufacturing.

In addition to being an accomplished CPA, she also maintains strong ties to the community through the following affiliations: American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants and as Treasurer and Director of the Riverside Symphonia, a not for profit organization.


  • BS, Business Accounting, Philadelphia University
  • AA, Accounting, Bucks County Community College

Licensed to practice in Pennsylvania




Kimberly L. Arnold, Commercial Lending Officer, VP, Centric Bank

Kim has over 30 years of experience serving the business community of Bucks and Montgomery counties as a banking professional.  Her experience is concentrated in commercial lending, providing financing solutions for privately held businesses, professional firms and the healthcare industry.


Kim has joined Centric Bank in Doylestown in June 2020 as a commercial relationship manager.  She offers a full range of products and services that meet the needs of business owners, nonprofit organizations, professional practices such as doctors, attorneys, and CPAs and commercial real estate developers and investors.  Kim is proud to be part of the Centric Bank team, as Centric Bank seeks to serve and support the local communities of its clients.


Prior to joining Centric Bank, Kim was a commercial relationship manager with PNC.  She also held a position as a private banker in PNC’s wealth division; further enhancing her knowledge and understanding of the future planning needs for her clients.


Kim believes in community support.  She has served on the boards of the Bucks County Opportunity Council, the Bucks County Community College Foundation, the Bucks County chapter of NAMI, the Bucks County Women’s Advocacy Coalition and is a current member and former program director of the Doylestown Rotary Club.  In these various positions, she formed and led a committee for an executive director search to replace an outgoing director; attended numerous board trainings for governance and development, and organized successful fund raisers to raise awareness and financial support for the organizations.


The ability to connect members of her personal and professional network to each other for mutually beneficial partnerships and to continuously expand her network are very satisfying aspects of her career.  She welcomes opportunities to meet new people and build lasting relationships.


Kim grew up in Plymouth Meeting.  She currently lives in Doylestown, PA.  Her daughter Allie lives in Newport Beach, CA, and they are on the east or west coast three times a year.  Kim loves dogs, traveling and is an amateur artist.