HOUSTON, Aug. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Pannell Kerr Forster of Texas, P.C. (PKF Texas) is pleased to announce Karen Love, Director, Practice Growth has been named one of 10 Women on the Move by Texas Executive Women.
"We are very proud of Karen and all that she has accomplished both personally and professionally. This is a fitting honor for a woman who is truly On the Move, making a difference in the lives of those at PKF Texas, and the Houston business community," said Kenneth Guidry, CPA, President. "I'm pleased she has been recognized and honored in this way."
"These women, who were chosen for their civic as well as professional achievements, all expressed great commitment to working with our in-school mentoring programs," said Jackalyn Rainosek, president-elect of Texas Executive Women (TEW). "This is an excellent class of exceptional women."
During her more than 16 years in the accounting world, Love has been the mentor for many accounting marketers and has been honored as one of Accounting Today's 100 Most Influential People, a Marketer of the Year by the Association for Accounting Marketing (AAM) and was inducted into the AAM Hall of Fame in 2009. Love is a member of numerous advisory boards, boards of directors and committees for various local and national organizations. She was most recently recognized by Houston Woman Magazine as one of Houston's 50 Most Influential Women.
Love, together with her fellow 2011 Women on the Move honorees, will be celebrated at a Nov. 3 luncheon at the InterContinental Hotel for their exemplary professional activities and community service. Proceeds from the luncheon benefit the organization's scholarship and mentoring programs. Since the awards program began in 1985, 270 women have been honored and almost a quarter million dollars in scholarships have been funded.
About Texas Executive Women
Texas Executive Women (TEW) is an organization of professional female executives from many different professions and industries. We come together to network, share experiences and professional resources, and we are actively involved in the community. TEW also strives to support programs that recognize, develop and fund the advancement of young women in the community, our mentoring and scholarship programs among them. Visit www.tewhouston.org for more information.
About Pannell Kerr Forster of Texas, P.C.
Located in Houston's Galleria area at 5847 San Felipe, Pannell Kerr Forster of Texas, P.C. (PKF Texas) is a CPA firm that focuses on solutions for every stage of your business. With leaders who are forward-thinking entrepreneurs and business advisors with Big 4 backgrounds, PKF Texas serves emerging and middle market companies across many industries. Service areas include profit enhancement, internal audit, international/domestic tax, accounting, auditing, litigation services, business systems consulting and IT. PKF Texas is a member of PKF International, The Leading Edge Alliance and Partner Power International. To learn more about PKF Texas, visit their website at www.PKFTexas.com.
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