Mark Your Calendars! Upcoming November 2020 Houston Events…

by | Nov 2, 2020 | Community Circle, Not-for-Profit

As trusted business advisors, we enjoy working with you to co-create ideas and co-develop innovative solutions for your business. Even amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, we still want to continue providing valuable information, including upcoming Houston events that we support, and think may be of interest to you.

  • KCA
  • Client Exclusive: Not-for-Profit Webinar
  • National Association for Corporate Directors
  • Holocaust Museum Houston
  • Texas A&M

If you have questions about any event details or registration information, the organization-specific contacts are below. We hope to see you at any or all of these Houston events!

Spotlight Event: KCA

Houston Energy Breakfast

 When: Friday, November 6, 2020 | 7:30 – 9:00 a.m. CST
Where: Virtual
What: Join KCA for its next virtual Houston Energy Breakfast event, “Forging Forward: Positioning Ourselves for the Future.” The event will sit down with an energy executive panel for a candid discussion, which will touch on the crucial areas of economics and society in energy. Attendees will receive exclusive insights regarding the long-term effects of the global pandemic, the S&P energy collapse, increasing pressures around environment, sustainability, governance and the election. The panel includes:

  • Katie Mehnert, CEO/Founder, ALLY by Pink Petro (moderator)
  • Regina Jones, Chief Legal Officer, Baker Hughes
  • Meghan Nutting, EVP Communications and Policy, Sunnova Energy
  • Dan Pickering, Chief Investment Officer of Pickering Energy Partners

Cost: Individual ticket $35

Event Contact: Diana Swift | 281-413-9617 |

Client Exclusive

Forging Ahead: Planning for Your Fundraising and Investing in 2021

When: Thursday, November 5, 2020 | 9:00 – 10:00 a.m. CST
What:PKF Texas is hosting its next not-for-profit webinar. Nicole Riley, PKF Texas, will moderate a discussion with Ryan F. McCauley, Northern Trust, and Sara Wise, Mission Advancement. They will cover a variety of timely topics discussing best practices for not-for-profits to move forward in an altered environment.

Event Contact:If you would like more information on client events and how to get involved, please contact Jen Lemanski, Practice Growth Senior Manager, at (713) 860-5457 or

National Association for Corporate Directors

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

When: Wednesday, November 4, 2020 | 3:30 – 5:30 p.m. CST
Where: Virtual
What: Join the National Association for Corporate Directors for a discussion of how boards are responding to the internal and external voices calling for action on DEI and some of the strategies being applied in the current environment. This virtual session is limited to 25 members, and attendees will receive one (1) collaborative credit. The speakers include:

  • Ian Keas, Principal, Pearl Meyer
  • Sara Faivre, Principal, Sara Faivre, Inc. Director, Federal Ag Mortgage Corp, One More Cloud
  • Wes Hart, Managing Director, Pearl Meyer
  • Libby Sartain, Former CHRO, Yahoo! Inc, Southwest Airlines; Compensation Committee Chair, ManpowerGroup Inc.; Director, Society for Human Resource Management Foundation, AARP Inc. AARP Foundation

Cost: Members Free

Event Contact:832-369-7110 |

Holocaust Museum Houston

Guardian of the Human Spirit

Logo for Holocaust Museum HoustonWhen: Monday, November 9, 2020 | 11:50 a.m. – 1:15 p.m. CST
Where: Virtual
What:Join the Holocaust Museum of Houston for the “Guardian of the Human Spirit” virtual event. Each year, the luncheon raises essential funds supporting Holocaust and Human Rights education for students, teachers, members and the public. This year, contributions raised from this event will support the Museum’s free virtual education programming and learning resources to the Houston community and beyond. The 2020 “Guardian of the Human Spirit” Luncheon will honor Dr. Milton Boniuk.

Cost: Sponsorship levels

Event Contact: Amanda Shagrin | 713-527-1622 |

Texas A&M

Aggie 100

Aggie 100 logoWhen: Friday, November 6, 2020 | 4:00 – 5:00 p.m. CST
Where: Virtual | Live Stream Broadcast Production
What: This year, Texas A&M McFerrin Center for Entrepreneurship is hosting the Aggie 100 awards ceremony virtually on a live stream. The ceremony honors the 100 fastest growing Aggie-owned or -led companies in the world. 2020 marks the Aggie 100’s 16th anniversary, and the PKF Texas team are proud to be the official accountants again.

Cost: Free

Event Contact:

Additional Upcoming Houston Events

More details coming soon!

  • December 3, 2020 – Client Exclusive: SEC Zoom Webinar
  • December 3, 2020 – NACD: The Acceleration of Technology and Its Impact on the Board

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