Houston, TX (October 19, 2018) – Whitley Penn is proud to announce that Kristen Emrich, CPA auditor, CA, will be joining the firm as an Audit Manager in the Houston Office. Emrich obtained her chartered professional accountancy designation in Canada (CPA auditor, CA) and passed the Universal Final Examination (UFE).
Emrich has more than 10 years of public accounting experience. She maintains vast experience in a wide variety of services focusing on audits of medium-sized private companies with diverse industry groups including real estate, manufacturing, and retail and entertainment. She is experienced with audits that include: foreign currency matters, international operations (including IFRS), accounting standard implementations, and purchase accounting. Emrich is also a member of the Ordre des compatbles agréés du Québec and has acted as a CPA mentor to professional staff to ensure the growth of future leaders.
“We are eager to welcome Kristen Emrich to our team and believe that her extensive experience will be a catalyst to continued growth in the future,” stated Nathen McEown, Partner in Charge of the Houston Office.
Emrich received her Diplôme des Étdues Collégiales from Marianopolis College. She earned her BA in Economics from McGill University where she graduated with distinction. Emrich, then, completed her Graduate Program in Public Accountancy, studying at Concordia University.
Whitley Penn continues to be one of the region’s most distinguished public accounting firms. With a strong base in Texas and a worldwide network affiliation via Nexia International, the firm is strategically positioned for continued growth both locally and internationally. Whitley Penn has been consistently recognized as “One of the Top 100 Firms in the U.S.” and “Best of the Best” by INSIDE Public Accounting. For more information on Whitley Penn, please visit whitleypenn.com.