Leadership Initiatives

Executive Partner & Board Member

Kenneth Guidry

Kenneth J. Guidry, CPA

President
Pannell Kerr Forster of Texas, P.C. (PKF Texas)

Kenneth Guidry, CPA, is the President of Pannell Kerr Forster of Texas, P.C. (PKF Texas), a role he has held since 2005. Under Kenneth’s leadership, PKF Texas has seen tremendous growth as one of the fastest growing firms in the Southwest. PKF Texas has been recognized by numerous organizations for outstanding culture and innovation, including Accounting Today’s Best Accounting Firms to Work for in the U.S., Texas Monthly’s Best Companies to Work For in Texas, and the Alfred P. Sloan Award for Excellence in Workplace Flexibility. Kenneth is frequently consulted and has served as a panelist discussing issues ranging from firm management to human capital and practice growth. He has been quoted by several national and regional publications and trade journals on firm culture and business development. In 2004, he appeared on the cover of Practical Accountant Magazine as part of a feature story about working with universities. Later that year, Kenneth was recognized by the Leading Edge Alliance as the Innovative Firm Leader of the Year. He was named one of the Top 100 Most Influential Practitioners by CPA Magazine in 2007.

In addition to leading PKF Texas, Kenneth is currently serving as Chairman of the Board of PKF North America, a network of 85 independently owned accounting firms. Kenneth is a board member of Prepared 4 Life (Lemonade Day), the University of Houston Bauer College Accounting and Taxation Advisory Board, Bauer College Leadership Initiative Board and is a member of the Advisory Board for the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD). He is a graduate of the Center for Houston’s Future Leadership Forum Spring 2011 Class.

PKF Texas is the premiere middle-market CPA firm in Houston, with a 25+ year history focused on assisting local and international businesses. PKF Texas is a member of the Leading Edge Alliance, PKF International and Partner Power International networks.