Nathen McEown

Nathen McEown has many years of experience advising both public and private companies on consulting and audit matters specifically pertaining to Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) conversion to US GAAP, Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) issues. He also has significant knowledge in SOX internal control implementation, back-office outsourced oil and gas accounting, acquisition on-boarding and accounting clean up, stock option compensation calculations, drafting SEC filings, and accounting for other complex transactions. Additionally, he is the Partner-in-Charge of Consulting, Co-Chief Growth Officer, and the market leader for our Houston office.

Professional Certifications

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)

Professional Organizations

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants (TXCPA)
  • TXCPA Oil & Gas Institute Conference – Committee Member
  • Council of Petroleum Accountants Societies (COPAS)
  • 2015 Dallas Business Journal 40 Under 40 Award
  • 2015 Business Journal Who’s Who in Energy
  • Leadership Dallas Class of 2014
  • Leadership DISD Class of 2012
  • TXCPA Oil & Gas Institute – Chairman
  • Wild West Young Presidents Organization (YPO) – Finance Chair
  • Bayou City Young Presidents Organization (YPO) – Vice President of Finance and Founding Member

Board and Community Service

  • Southwest Education Find, Inc. – Board Member
  • Dallas Regional Chamber’s Young Professionals – Former Board Member
  • The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society – Team in Training Member Alumni
  • International Student Foundation – Mentor
  • Park City Club – Former Board of Governors
  • Dallas Petroleum Club – Former Recruitment Committee Member
  • American Council on Exercise (ACE) Fitness – Audit Chair


  • B.B.A. in Accounting, Texas Tech University
  • M.S. in Accounting, Texas Tech University


  • Co-Author – “The Money Runs Through It“, Oil and Gas Financial Journal
  • Author – “The Asset Retirement Obligation Blueprint for Oil and Gas Companies”, Petroleum Accounting and Financial Management
  • Presenter – “The Exciting World of Asset Retirement Obligations”, NAPAC, 2016
  • Presenter – “Oil and Gas Accounting and Financial Reporting Update”, TSCPA Oil and Gas Institute 2015, 2016