Cheryl Bellamy, CPA

A life-long resident of the Rio Grande Valley, Cheryl graduated from Mercedes High School. She attended Texas A&M University in Kingsville from 1966-1970. She graduated from Pan American University in Edinburg in 1971 with a BA degree, majoring in English and Business. She received certification as CPA in 1983. She worked for another CPA firm from 1979-1985, leaving that firm to work for Mercedes National Bank. She served as Executive Vice President and eventually as President of the bank until 2005. Cheryl joined Salinas, Allen & Schmitt, LLP in 2007 and became a partner in 2009. She specializes in auditing and business financial consulting.

Her professional licenses include certification from the State of Texas in secondary education, certification from American Bankers Association as Chartered Bank Auditor, license from State of Texas as Certified Public Accountant.

Civic Participation

MemberAmerican Institute of Certified Public Accountants
MemberTexas Society of Certified Public Accountants
Board Member/ Former PresidentRio Grande Valley Chapter of Certified Public Accountants
Board MemberMercedes Chamber of Commerce
Finance Committee MemberFirst Baptist Church, Weslaco
Board MemberBess Knapp Day Care