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New Chairman of HTC Advisory Board

by | Feb 11, 2008 | Community Circle

I am deeply honored and humbled to be named as the new Chairman of Houston Technology Center’s Advisory Board. 

I want to thank Walter Ulrich, HTC President, and Dr. Bernard Harris, HTC Board Chair, for this opportunity.  Our previous advisory board chairmen of, Dallas Parker, Bob Gray and Chuck Powell did an outstanding job in leading this extremely important group of advisors to the HTC. Their impact on the Advisory Board and its impact on the HTC have been nothing short of remarkable. 

The Advisory Board’s group of influential entrepreneurs, venture capitalists, angel investors, and service providers to the emerging market and high tech community are one of the attributes of success for the HTC. Walter Ulrich, Paul Frison and the entire team at the HTC have done a wonderful job of promoting innovation, business acceleration and more importantly, the City of Houston and its can do spirit in all things within the technology community. 

I am very excited about serving this outstanding organization in a new way, and working with our outstanding team of senior executives on the Advisory Board. My appointment to this position is a testimony to many of my colleagues at PKF Texas’ for their long standing commitment to this business sector.   Below is the press release that PKF Texas sent out: 

PKF Texas Director Greg Price, CPA, Named Chairman of Houston Technology Center Advisory Board

PKF Texas’ support of the HTC continues with Price’s appointment

HOUSTON – February 6, 2008 – Gregory Price, CPA, Director of Consulting Solutions for Pannell Kerr Forster of Texas, P.C. (PKF Texas), has been named Chairman of the Houston Technology Center (HTC) Advisory Board.

“Price’s vast experience, track record and deep commitment to Houston and its technology business community will be invaluable to HTC’s expansion as it helps Houston’s transformation to a global leader in technology innovation and commercialization” said Walter Ulrich, HTC President and CEO.

As chairman, Price will steer the team of 54 senior executives actively advising and supporting HTC in its efforts to assist emerging technology companies to commercialize their products and services, raising capital and creating thousands of jobs in Houston.

“I am deeply honored and humbled to be named as the new Chairman of HTC’s advisory board,” said Price. “Our previous advisory board chairmen of Dallas Parker, Bob Gray and Chuck Powell did an outstanding job in leading this extremely important group of advisors to the HTC.  Their impact on the advisory board and its impact on the HTC have been nothing short of remarkable.”

PKF Texas’ long standing support of the HTC includes joining the Service Provider Network (SPN) in 2000, as well as chairing the SPN in 2006-2007. Other PKF Texas team members have served as Technology Champions and members of the advisory board. As the founder of the FastTech 50, PKF Texas proudly recognizes the HTC as the pulsepoint of technology in Houston. 

About PKF Texas

With leaders who are forward-thinking entrepreneurs and business advisors with Big 4 backgrounds, PKF Texas is a CPA firm that 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. Visit www.pkftexas.com.

About Houston Technology Center

Houston Technology Center, a non-profit 501(c)(3) corporation, serves as the nexus of new ideas, technological innovation and entrepreneurship in the greater Houston area. HTC accelerates the commercialization of emerging technology companies within key sectors including: energy, information technology, life sciences, nanotechnology and NASA/aerospace by providing in-depth business guidance, access to capital and service providers, and entrepreneurial education. HTC promotes Houston as a leading technology city. Visit www.houstontech.org.

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