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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

PKF Texas Hosts Dean Latha Ramchand from University of Houston, College of Business

On June 24th PKF Texas hosted a breakfast featuring Dr. Latha Ramchand, Dean of C.T. Bauer College of Business, University of Houston. She presented, “Our City, Our College.” Dean Ramchand stressed the importance of remaining innovative, engaging and impacting to the business students. She believes the community and those around business students should engage with… Continue Reading

Upcoming June 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. Turnaround Management Association District Export Council Houston Interactive Marketing Association Houston Energy Breakfast National Association of… Continue Reading

Spring 2015 Leading Edge Magazine Now Available

The newest ideas, insights and perspectives you’ve come to rely on for your business are ready to be accessed any time, anywhere at LeadingEdgeMag.com/PKFTexas. If you have topics you would like us to cover, please connect with us. As always, we enjoy receiving comments and feedback from our clients and the friends for our firm…. Continue Reading

Upcoming April 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 – Coffee with the Consuls Greater Houston Partnership – State… Continue Reading

March 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.    Client Exclusive Mindshop Roundtable Advantage Turnaround Management Association March Breakfast American Marketing Association Marketer of the… Continue Reading

February 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. University of Houston Energy Symposium Turnaround Management Association February Breakfast Houston Interactive Marketing Association Luncheon Greater… Continue Reading

Rafael Carsalade, CPA, Alison Muecke, CPA and Jim Streets, CPA Join PKF Texas Shareholder Ranks

We are pleased to announce Directors Rafael Carsalade, CPA, Alison Muecke, CPA and Jim Streets, CPA have been named shareholders in the firm, practicing in the tax services group. “Rafael, Alison, and Jim have contributed greatly to the growth of our firm. My fellow shareholders and I at PKF Texas are extremely pleased to welcome… Continue Reading

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. Family Office Review Forum and Awards East End Chamber of Commerce Vision 2015 Greater Houston Partnership… Continue Reading

A Holiday Poem From PKF Texas

At our Holiday Cheer celebration yesterday, our Director of Entrepreneurial Advisory Services, Byron Hebert recited a poem he wrote for the season. We’d like to share this with you. Happy Holidays from PKF Texas! ‘Twas the week before Christmas and all through PKF Not one single prospect was allowed to rest I, in my suit… Continue Reading

Changes for The BusinessMakers Show

  Karen: This is PKF Texas, Entrepreneurs Playbook, and I’m Karen Love, the host and co-founder. Today I’m turning the tables in interviewing Russ Capper, the co-host of the BusinessMakers show. Welcome to the Playbook, Russ. Russ: It’s great to be here, Karen, on the longest lasting thought leader vignette probably in the country. Karen:… Continue Reading

UH Energy Symposium Series: Critical Issues in Energy Featured in Forbes

PKF Texas was proud to co-sponsor the reception for the first UH Energy Symposium of year. This year’s series is focusing on Critical Issues in Energy. Tuesday’s event featured a panel speaking about US Energy Independence: Good for the Nation?. The panel included: Edward Chow, Center for Strategic and International Studies Ed Hirs, Hillhouse Resources… Continue Reading

PKF Texas Directors Take ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

  The partners of our Leading Edge Alliance affiliate, Anders, challenged our Directors to take the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. We happily accepted! In addition to pouring ice water over their heads, we will be donating an as yet to be determined amount (we’re still collecting internal donations) to the Texas Chapter of the ALS… Continue Reading

Economic Climate in Texas Drives Growth

In the past few weeks, there have been two excellent articles in the Wall Street Journal about how Texas and Houston’s growth friendly attitudes and regulatory environments have played a role in attracting talent and companies from other states. “Success and the City” focuses on Houston and what sets it apart from other major metropolitan… Continue Reading

Houston – The City With No Limits

Yesterday afternoon, the Greater Houston Partnership and Opportunity Houston unveiled the new image and brand for Houston – “Houston – A City with No Limits” to a large group of Houston city ambassadors at NRG Stadium. The task force included numerous prominent business and civic leaders including our own Karen Love. Led by Jamey Rootes,… Continue Reading

Chaotic Moon Shares their Story at the BusinessMakers Show Digital Thought Leader Series

Last Thursday, I had the pleasure of attending the BusinessMakers Show and EnergyMakers Show‘s Digital Leader Series to hear from William “Whurley” Hurley, the co-founder and Chief Innovation Officer of Chaotic Moon. He shared the evolvement of his company and discussed how it was built from the three founders in 2010 to 130 team members… Continue Reading