SOURCE: Travis Wolff, LLP

Travis Wolff, LLP

July 24, 2014 08:00 ET

Perry Kaufman Named Managing Partner of TravisWolff

DALLAS, TX--(Marketwired - July 24, 2014) - TravisWolff Independent Advisors and Accountants, a leading regional accounting and advisory firm, named Perry Kaufman as its Managing Partner today. Kaufman has been with TravisWolff since 2002 and previously acted as the Firm's Practice Group Leader for Business Tax and Advisory. Ken Travis remains Chairman of the Board.

Kaufman looks to continue to grow TravisWolff and to highlight the Firm's legacy of serving middle market businesses and successful individuals and their families in an advisory role. "Our mission is to help clients accomplish goals that are important to them... tax returns and financial statements are simply a byproduct of that focus." After completing his accounting degree at the University of Texas, Kaufman started his career with a large international accounting firm. In later years he joined a smaller practice, then started his own firm and ultimately merged it with TravisWolff in 2002.

"We are fortunate to have Perry Kaufman serve as our managing partner as we position TravisWolff for the future," said Ken Travis. "Perry is passionate about our core commitments to outstanding client service and value. We look forward to his leadership for years to come."

Due to the growth of TravisWolff, other leadership changes have also been made. Jerri Hammer will now serve in the newly created role, Practice Group Leader, Business & Individual Tax and Advisory, and Vance McCollough, currently Practice Group Leader, Audit and Assurance, takes on the additional role of leading the Advisory Group. 

In addition, several new positions have been created and are effective immediately:

  • Kelly Gillette, Partner-in-Charge of Individual Tax Operations and Quality Control
  • Jennifer Steele, Partner-in-Charge of Business Tax Operations and Quality Control
  • Jeff Owens, Partner-in-Charge of Audit Operations 
  • Scott Stafford, Partner-in-Charge of Audit Quality Control
  • Robert Rough, Partner-in-Charge of Business & Transaction Advisory
  • Gary Wyatt, Partner-in-Charge of Compensation and Benefit Planning
  • Mark Rambin, Partner-in-Charge of Litigation Services and Forensic Accounting

In the February Dallas Business Journal listing of Largest Accounting Firms in North Texas, TravisWolff moved up to the 13th position, representing the fastest growth in 2013 by any Firm on the list. For more information, please visit

About TravisWolff
Founded in 1991, TravisWolff is a growing, independent accounting and advisory firm that offers a full range of assurance, tax and advisory services to emerging companies, established companies, and successful individuals and families. Additionally, TravisWolff provides specialized services in the areas of transaction advisory, compensation and benefits planning, IT auditing, collaborative divorce consulting, employee benefit plan audits, estate planning, exit planning, litigation services and forensic accounting.

As an independently owned and operated member firm of both the Moore Stephens North America (MSNA) association of member firms and the Moore Stephens International Limited (MSIL) network of member firms, TravisWolff serves clients in Texas, throughout the country and offshore. TravisWolff participates in the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) Peer Review Program and is registered with the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB).

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