Robert Pike Selected to Join NUCA Texas Board of Directors

Fort Worth, TX (December 28, 2020) – Whitley Penn Tax Senior Manager, Robert Pike has been selected to join National Utility Contractors Association (NUCA) Texas Board of Directors Board of Directors for a 1-year term (2021-2022).

Pike has more than 10 years of public accounting experience serving clients in a variety of tax and consulting issues with a focus on partnership and corporate taxation.  He also works with private wealth individuals and middle-market businesses in a wide range of industries including:  real estate and construction, oil and gas, manufacturing, healthcare, wholesale/retail, service, and financial industries. Pike earned his bachelor’s degree in accounting from Mays Business School at Texas A&M University.

“We are extremely proud of Robert for joining the NUCA board.  We believe his experience and leadership will be a great asset to the organization,” states Toby Cotton, Partner in Charge of the Whitley Penn tax group.

Pike is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants (TXCPA) and the Fort Worth Chapter of the TXCPA. He also serves on the board for the Ridglea North Neighborhood Association, is a member of the Ridglea Country Club Finance Committee and serves on the Board of Directors for Camp Fire First Texas.

About National Utility Contractors Association Texas (NUCA)

NUCA is the only trade association dedicated solely to the utility and excavation construction industry. NUCA Texas offers our members the opportunity to build relationships, create unique business opportunities, stay up to date on the latest industry news, and participate in shaping industry-related legislation.

NUCA National, founded in 1964, is the nationwide network of state/regional Chapters and member companies representing utility contractors, excavators, suppliers, manufacturers, and other providers in the water, sewer, gas, electric, telecommunications, treatment plant, and excavation industries. NUCA has been the driving force behind improving conditions in the utility construction and excavation industry for over 50 years. Supporting both open-cut and trenchless contractors, NUCA continues to be the only voice dedicated exclusively to welfare, profitability, and improvement of the Underground Contractor Industry.

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