Pannell Kerr Forster of Texas, P.C. (PKF Texas) was named a winner of the Alfred P. Sloan Award for Business Excellence in Workplace Flexibility, distinguishing PKF Texas as one of the leading practitioners of workplace flexibility in Houston and across the nation.
âWe are honored to be a recipient of the Sloan Award for the second year in a row,â said Kenneth Guidry, CPA, President. âAt a time when accounting services are in high demand and competition for talent is fierce, we chose to adopt a people first flexible workplace strategy to grow our business without overburdening our team or compromising client service.â
âSloan Award winners have put into practice their bold ideas about how to make work work in the 21st century, and they have shown how they can support the needs of their employees while also making their organizations more effective and successful,â said Ellen Galinsky, President of Families and Work Institute.
PKF Texas was recognized at the Houston award luncheon on October 23, 2008. Twelve companies in Houston received recognition, including Continental, Rice University and Fulbright & Jaworski, LLP. Houston is one of 30 cities nationwide chosen to participate.
About The Alfred P. Sloan Awards
The Alfred P. Sloan Awards for Business Excellence in Workplace Flexibility are part of the When Work Works project, an ongoing initiative of Families and Work Institute, the Institute for a Competitive Workforce (ICW), an affiliate of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, and the Twiga Foundation to recognize businesses that are dedicated to making work âworkâ for the employer and the employees.
About PKF Texas
Located in Houston's Galleria area at 5847 San Felipe, PKF Texas serves emerging and middle market companies across many industries. Service areas include profit enhancement, internal audit, international/domestic tax, accounting, auditing, litigation services, business systems consulting and IT. PKF Texas is a member of PKF International and The Leading Edge Alliance.