Houston, TX (December 19, 2018) – Whitley Penn is pleased to announce that Jamie Burress has joined the firm’s Houston office as a Managing Director in the Forensic, Litigation, and Valuation group.
Over the past 20 years, Burress led and performed valuations on business entities and intangible assets for acquisition, divestiture, financing, financial reporting, and tax. Her valuation experience primarily includes purchase price allocations for financial reporting and tax purposes (ASC 805), goodwill impairment testing (ASC 350), gift and estate valuations, share-based compensation valuations (409A and ASC 718), and tax restructuring.
She has broad industry experience, but her last 10 years focused on the energy sector, including oilfield services, midstream operations, upstream, and mining, with a specialty in metals and coal. Additionally, she has advised many clients in the technology, biotechnology, industrial, specialty retail, real estate, healthcare, and financial services industries.
Burress is now part of Whitley Penn’s Traded Markets practice which provides both business consulting and litigation support services to participants in traded markets.
“We are eager to welcome Jamie to our team and believe that her diverse experience will be a true asset to the firm and to our clients,” stated Jim Penn, Partner in Charge of the Forensic Litigation Valuation Services group.
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.