Kenneth completed his undergraduate Accounting degree at the University of Benin, Nigeria. He is also a proud Trojan and alumnus of the Leventhal School of Accounting, University of Southern California, where he earned his master’s degree in Business Taxation.
Prior to starting CKO, LLP, Kenneth worked for Schlumberger, the world’s largest oil field services company as a Management Accountant and later moved to a Tax Analyst role. Kenneth won numerous “Be Outstanding” awards in Schlumberger for implementing and championing both Process improvement initiatives and Leadership development activities.
Kenneth is an adjunct professor of Accounting at the Houston Community College and the 2019/2020 Vice Chair - Tax Expo Committee - Houston CPA Society. Kenneth is an active member of the Lone Star College Accounting Advisory Board, AICPA, and Houston CPA Society. Kenneth is also an active alumnus of the AICPA Leadership Academy’s tenth graduating class. Participants in the AICPA Leadership Academy are recommended by employers and state CPA societies and selected based on their exceptional leadership skills. Kenneth is also an Enrolled Agent.
Outside of work, Kenneth enjoys playing Alto Saxophone at his local church and spending time with his wife and children.