Kyle McKnight
Oil & Gas Controller

Kyle McKnight has more than 19 years of experience in the accounting industry specifically as it relates to oil and gas. Much of his experience has been working within oil and gas entities as a controller and director of accounting operations. Kyle is equipped to manage accounting functions for multiple entities. Kyle has an organized and streamlined process of managing financial reporting, revenue, JIB, production, operations, cost accounting, accounts receivable, accounts payable and treasury functions.  Additionally, Kyle is people oriented, is effective in his communication, both internally and externally, enabling him to solve complex problems on behalf of the client.

Before joining Whitley Penn, Kyle served as Vice President and Controller of a publicly traded E&P company, leading a team of more than 40 individuals.

Professional Certifications

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)

Professional Organizations

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants (TXCPA)


  • B.B.A. in Accounting and Finance from Texas Tech University