HOUSTON, June 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Pannell Kerr Forster of Texas, P.C. (PKF Texas) is pleased to announce Keith Miceli has joined the firm as an International Business Advisor and enhances PKF Texas' international capabilities.
Miceli's most recent role was with the Port of Houston Authority as the Trade Development Manager.
"Keith brings a wealth of talent to PKF Texas," said Kenneth Guidry, CPA, president. "His knowledge and experience in a variety of industries will strengthen our international focus and PKF Texas as a whole."
Prior to the Port of Houston Authority, Miceli served in various roles at the Greater Houston Partnership (GHP) with responsibilities for the GHP's international programs, most specifically, international business and policy development. From 1976 to 2000, he held several positions with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce (USCOC) in Washington, DC, including: CEO of the Association of American Chambers of Commerce in Latin America, CEO of the U.S. Section of the Brazil-U.S. Business Council, Deputy Director of the Center for International Private Enterprise and Director of Latin American Policy.
His professional career has taken him around the world, where he worked to promote international trade and investment. He was a National Defense Language Fellow at Tulane University and the recipient of both the Fulbright and Ford Grants.
"I am looking forward to contributing to the outstanding team here at PKF Texas," said Miceli. "There are many opportunities in the global marketplace in which our services are needed. I am excited about being able to meet those needs with the PKF Texas team."
About Pannell Kerr Forster of Texas, P.C.
Pannell Kerr Forster of Texas, P.C. (PKF Texas) is the Houston CPA firm with a dedicated team who have been serving international businesses for 25 years. The PKF Texas team, speaking more than 20 languages, is uniquely qualified to assist inbound foreign owned businesses using their International Healthy Start® program, comprehensive checklists and tools for due diligence. Their deep bench of experience allows them to work seamlessly with their foreign partners in the Leading Edge Alliance, PKF International and Partner Power International networks. Locally, PKF Texas has strategic partnerships with international Chambers of Commerce including the Brazil-Texas Chamber of Commerce; the World Energy Cities Partnership, District Export Council, UK Trade & Investment, and chaired the Greater Houston Partnership's World Trade Soiree in 2009 and 2010. To learn more about PKF Texas' international capabilities, visit the International Desk on their website at www.pkftexas.com/Independent-Pages/International-Desk/.
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