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Robert Allen CPA, CFE, CTL, MBA, MSIS, ALMI – 2018 40 Under 40 Honoree

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Robert Allen, CPA, CFE, CTL, MBA, MSIS, ALMI

President
The Allen CPA Firm
Houston, TX
https://www.theallencpafirm.com

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Professional Associations/Memberships

  • American Intercontinental University (Houston campus) advisory board member
  • Colorado State University Global Campus dvisory board member
  • Houston Minority Supplier Development Council (HMSDC) program committee member
  • AICPA Professional Liability committee member
  • Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants member
  • National Association of Black Accountants member (NABA)
  • American Association of Fraud Examiners

Career highlights:

  • Houston Area Urban League Small Business Community Pitch Winner 2014
  • HMSDC E10 Award Recipient 2016
  • Being selected as a 40 under 40 by CPA Practice Advisor for 2018.
  • Transforming the lives of families and individuals by implementing tax saving strategies and providing financial advic

What are you doing to make a difference in the profession, your community, the world?

  • I serve on the Board as Treasurer for The Friends of Down Syndrome’s – mission is to create lifelong education and learning opportunities for teens and adults with Down syndrome through education, socialization, and community outreach
  • I serve on the advisory board for American Intercontinental University Houston Campus and Colorado State University Global Campus
  • I mentor teenagers at Good News Ministries about the importance of a God first life and Education

Favorite books/websites/speakers that you find influential

    • The Disciplined Pursuit of Less by Greg McKeown
    • The 15 Invaluable Laws of Growth by John Maxwell 
       

What do you see yourself doing professionally in 10 years? I see myself continuing to grow/expand my firm.

What accounting conferences do you normally attend? AICPA Technology conferenc.

What websites/magazines do you use to keep up on news of the accounting profession?

Journal of Accountancy, CPA Practice Advisor, The Tax Advisor,Accounting Today.

 

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