What is good not-for-profit governance? How can organizations spot red flags of bad governance and avoid fraud? PKF Texas Directors, Nicole Riley, CPA, CFE, and Emily Smikal, CPA, shared their insight in our Zoom webinar on May 12, 2021, “Governance Gone Bad: Lessons Learned to Help Your Not-for-Profit.”

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As trusted business advisors, we enjoy working with you to co-create ideas and co-develop innovative solutions for your business. Even amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, we still want to continue providing valuable information, including upcoming Houston events that we support, and think may be of interest to you.

  • Houston Business Journal
  • Client Exclusive: Not-for-Profit Webinar
  • Holocaust Museum Houston
  • Turnaround Management Association
  • National Association for Corporate Directors

If you have questions about any event details or registration information, the organization-specific contacts are below. We hope to see you at any or all of these Houston events!


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As trusted business advisors, we enjoy working with you to co-create ideas and co-develop innovative solutions for your business. Even amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, we still want to continue providing valuable information, including upcoming Houston events that we support, and think may be of interest to you.

  • Rice Alliance for Technology and Entrepreneurship
  • Greater Houston Partnership
  • National Association of Corporate Directors
  • Turnaround Management Association
  • Greater Houston Women’s Chamber of Commerce

If you have questions about any event details or registration information, the organization-specific contacts are below. We hope to see you at any or all of these Houston events!


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As trusted business advisors, we enjoy working with you to co-create ideas and co-develop innovative solutions for your business. Even amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, we still want to continue providing valuable information, including upcoming Houston events that we support, and think may be of interest to you.

  • Greater Houston Women’s Chamber of Commerce
  • Greater Houston Partnership
  • Houston Business Journal
  • National Association of Corporate Directors

If you have questions about any event details or registration information, the organization-specific contacts are below. We hope to see you at any or all of these Houston events!


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As trusted business advisors, we enjoy working with you to co-create ideas and co-develop innovative solutions for your business. Even amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, we still want to continue providing valuable information, including upcoming Houston events that we support, and think may be of interest to you.

  • Houston Exponential
  • Turnaround Management Association – State of the Markets
  • Greater Houston Partnership
  • University of Houston Alumni Association
  • Turnaround Management Association – NextGen Trivia Night
  • Client Exclusive: Employee Benefit Plan Webinar

If you have questions about any event details or registration information, the organization-specific contacts are below. We hope to see you at any or all of these Houston events!


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As of January 1, 2021, PKF Texas promoted three Senior Managers to Directors:

  • Nicole Riley, CPA, CFE, Audit
  • Chris Dodd, CPA, Tax
  • Emily Smikal, CPA, Tax

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Nicole joined the firm in 2014 and leads PKF Texas’ growing not-for-profit practice. She has over 10 years of experience performing financial statement audits and providing consulting services to

Portrait of Danielle Supkis Cheek, Director at PKF Texas; image used for announcement about Danielle's appointment IFAC committeePKF Texas is pleased to announce Director, Danielle Supkis Cheek, CPA, CFE, CVA, has been named a 2020 “40 Under 40 in the Accounting Profession” by CPA Practice Advisor. This is the seventh year Danielle has received this recognition.

The 40 Under 40 Awards spotlight top practicing public accountants, educators and thought leaders, who

Deemed as a riveting presentation from a CFO and SEC registrant attendee, PKF Texas hosted its last Zoom webinar of the year with the SEC niche team, “What’s Next for 2021: Accounting and SEC Reporting Updates,” on December 3, 2020. Audit Director, Chip Schweiger, CPA, CGMA, moderated a panel consisting of speakers:

  • Valerie Frey, CPA,

There has been a trend of increased litigation over the reasonableness of retirement plan fees, which is impacted by a lack of fiduciary responsibility. PKF Texas Audit Senior Manager, Kristin Ryan, CPA, recently published an article on the Houston Business Journal website discussing important considerations plan sponsors should be thinking about.

open notebook with "notes" written at the top and a pen lying on the page; image used for blog post about Kristin Ryan Houston Business Journal article about retirement plan checks

In her article, Kristin

As trusted business advisors, we enjoy working with you to co-create ideas and co-develop innovative solutions for your business. Even amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, we still want to continue providing valuable information, including upcoming Houston events that we support, and think may be of interest to you.

  • KCA
  • Turnaround Management Association
  • Client Exclusive: SEC Webinar
  • National Association for Corporate Directors
  • Greater Houston Women’s Chamber of Commerce

If you have questions about any event details or registration information, the organization-specific contacts are below. We hope to see you at any or all of these Houston events!


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