Whitley Penn Recognized by the University of Houston as a Cougar 100 Company

Houston, TX (February, 8 2020) – Whitley Penn has been named to the University of Houston’s (UH) Cougar 100 List for a sixth consecutive year, currently ranked at #42. 

The Cougar 100 award identifies, recognizes and celebrates the world’s fastest UH Cougar-owned and Cougar-led businesses, demonstrating to all that UH alumni are among the finest commercial and industry leaders.

In addition to several UH alumni who are employees at the firm, Jim Penn, CPA/ABV is one of the founders of Whitley Penn and is the Partner-in-Charge of the Forensic, Litigation & Valuation Services group.  Penn serves as the firm’s Chief Financial Officer and is a member of the firm’s Management Committee. He earned his Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Houston in 1978.

“It is truly an honor for Whitley Penn to be receiving this award for the sixth year in a row. As a University of Houston Alumnus, I am constantly honored to represent such an outstanding company,” stated Jim Penn. 

Click here to review the full Cougar 100 List:

Cougar 100 – UH Alumni (houstonalumni.com)

About Whitley Penn, LLP

Whitley Penn has consistently been recognized as “One the Top 100 Firms in the U.S.” and “Best of the Best” by INSIDE Public Accounting and other industry publications.  For more information on Whitley Penn, please visit www.whitleypenn.com.


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