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Harvey Relief and Donation Links

In the wake of Hurricane Harvey’s destruction in Houston and surrounding southeast Texas areas, we’ve had several nationwide clients and friends of the firm reach out and ask how they can assist. We are overwhelmed and humbled by their willingness to help our community. We want to suggest a few notable and trustworthy resources for Harvey… Continue Reading

Experience the Friendship Factor at the Trinity University Women and Girls’ Leadership Summit

You’ve seen them in Houston, now experience the Friendship Factor, presented by Karen Love and Leisa Holland-Nelson, in San Antonio for the first time. In this evergreen conversation, these best friends share real-life examples of how they built their networks to grow their companies and expand their personal brands. The second annual Trinity University Women… Continue Reading

PKF Texas Client Spotlight: Delray Plants

PKF Texas recently sat down with one of its clients, Randy Gilde, CEO and president of Delray Plants. Located in Venus, Fla., the company may seem somewhat off the grid, but Delray Plants represents the 13th largest grower with 300 acres of production space in the United States, according to Greenhouse Grower. The company ships… Continue Reading

The 2016 Greater Houston Partnership Soiree

Join the Greater Houston Partnership at Hotel Zaza on Saturday, August 27 for the 2016 Soiree. This event is an annual gala showcasing the Houston region as a center of commerce, influence, arts and culture and PKF Texas is proud to be involved every year through various leadership roles and sponsorships. Attended by more than… Continue Reading

PKF Texas Manager Appointed to Local Board

We are pleased to announce our Manager of Entrepreneurial Advisory Services, Sam Razmandi, CPA, has been appointed to Treasurer of the Houston chapter of the American Marketing Association. Razmandi’s responsibilities include managing the financial processing, reporting and monitoring of the chapter to ensure maintenance of budget to reach financial goals, managing the collection of funds… Continue Reading

Rice Business Plan Competition

Rice Alliance for Technology & Entrepreneurship Rice Business Plan Competition When: April 14-16, 2016 Where: Jones School of Business | 6100 Main St, Houston, TX 77005 What: The Rice Business Plan Competition is the world’s richest and largest graduate-level student startup competition. It is hosted and organized by the Rice Alliance for Technology and Entrepreneurship, which… Continue Reading

February Events

Our friends and clients look to us, as accountants and business advisors, to formulate ideas and facilitate solutions for your business. With this in mind, we are supporting several upcoming events we think may be of interest to you. El Centro de Corazon Turnaround Management Association – February Breakfast Meeting Greater Houston Women’s Chamber of Commerce… Continue Reading

PKF Texas Holds Strong Presence in the Houston Business Community

We are pleased to announce several of our Directors have recently been appointed to key leadership roles within the business community. Kenneth Guidry, CPA, President, was appointed Chair of the Audit and Risk Committee of the Greater Houston Partnership, an organization where business leaders can have influence on Houston’s growth and future. The committee is… Continue Reading

Upcoming January Events in Houston

Our friends and clients look to us, as accountants and business advisors, to formulate ideas and facilitate solutions for your business. With this in mind, we are supporting several upcoming events we think may be of interest to you. Radical Impact Academy Turnaround Management Association Greater Houston Partnership BioHouston El Centro de Corazón If you… Continue Reading

Upcoming December Events in Houston

Our friends and clients look to us, as accountants and business advisors, to formulate ideas and facilitate solutions for your business. With this in mind, we are supporting several upcoming events we think may be of interest to you. Houston Energy Breakfast Greater Houston Partnership Rotary Lombardi Award Turnaround Management Association Greater Houston Women’s Chamber… Continue Reading

Upcoming November Events

Our friends and clients look to us, as accountants and business advisors, to formulate ideas and facilitate solutions for your business. With this in mind, we are supporting several upcoming events we think may be of interest to you. University of Houston Turnaround Management Association – November Breakfast Greater Houston Women’s Chamber of Commerce University… Continue Reading

Upcoming October Events in Houston

Our friends and clients look to us, as accountants and business advisors, to formulate ideas and facilitate solutions for your business. With this in mind, we are supporting several upcoming events we think may be of interest to you.   Greater Houston Partnership – State of Energy Turnaround Management Association Houston Technology Center Greater Houston Women’s Chamber… Continue Reading

Upcoming September Events in Houston

Our friends and clients look to us, as accountants and business advisors, to formulate ideas and facilitate solutions for your business. With this in mind, we are supporting several upcoming events we think may be of interest to you. Houston Energy Breakfast Rice Alliance For Technology and Entrepreneurship Turnaround Management Association Profit and Peril: Secrets… Continue Reading

Veterans going back to bootcamp

As a veteran, I’ve recently had the honor to volunteer some of my time in College Station while assisting other veterans attending an intense entrepreneur training program. Texas A&M entrepreneurship experts and guest lecturers are in the fifth day of putting 21 veterans from around the country through an intensive training program that will prepare… Continue Reading