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Houston Business Journal and the Leading Edge Alliance Honor Non-CPA Owner, Karen Love, with Prestigious Awards

Posted on 11-10-2017
Houston Business Journal and the Leading Edge Alliance Honor Non-CPA Owner, Karen Love, with Prestigious Awards

HOUSTON – October 16, 2017 – Karen Love, Director of Practice Growth, Pannell Kerr Forster of Texas, P.C. (PKF Texas), was honored in the Houston Business Journal’s C-Suite awards as Top Chief Marketing Officer. The next week, she was chosen for the Leading Edge Alliance’s On the Edge Innovation award, alongside Donna Erbs of Anders, CPA, and Leisa Gill of LBMC.

Top Chief Marketing Officer is awarded to the individual who achieved exemplary growth in their company through their marketing initiatives. Love is also a finalist in the Houston Business Journal’s Women Who Mean Business awards.

Love was chosen for the Leading Edge Alliance On the Edge Innovation award for her profound and enduring impact on the marketing function of public accounting, helping to elevate it from an administrative-level task to a strategic and executive imperative. 

“As she elevated the marketing function of public accounting, she elevated those around her as well.”, Karen Kehl-Rose, President, Leading Edge Alliance, “Whether those people were CPAs or fellow marketers who she has taught and mentored.”

Karen is passionate about women’s initiatives and mentoring others and is a three-time mentor for Houston Business Journal’s Mentor Monday. One of the first non-CPA owners in the industry, Karen is a marketplace strategist and connector who develops strong trust and ties with people in the community and within her firm. As an Association for Accounting Marketing Hall of Fame recipient and an Accounting Today’s 100 Most Influential, Karen is known for bringing fresh, integrated strategies to the accounting industry.