Houston - Pannell Kerr Forster of Texas, P.C. (PKF Texas), The Catalyst Group (Catalyst) of Calgary and Joint Venture Management Inc. (JVMI) announce the formation of a new jointly owned entity, Joint Venture Strategic Advisors (JVSA), located in Houston, Texas and Calgary, Alberta, effective June 1, 2015.

JVSA was purposefully built to address the oil and gas and global energy markets demand for financial professionals who possess industry specific knowledge and experience, and who understand the challenges facing energy companies today. Building on JVMI's existing platform and leveraging PKF Texas and Catalyst's resources, JVSA's team of experienced professionals will provide joint venture management, joint venture auditing, contract and agreement management, vendor compliance and dispute resolution services.

"By jointly acquiring an ownership interest in JVMI to form JVSA, we are providing Houston, Calgary and other major energy markets with a proven solution for entities with joint venture operations," said Kenneth Guidry, President, PKF Texas.

"JVSA will continue the service experience JVMI's clients have grown to expect over the past 20 years. JVMI was a recognized subject matter expert for joint ventures in the oil and gas industry and we are pleased that the leadership team at JVMI will continue with JVSA," said Cam Crawford, Chairman, Catalyst. "Catalyst is excited to extend its current service offerings with the formation of JVSA."

"We are excited about the opportunities that JVSA will provide our clients and staff," said Brad Clarke, Chairman, JVMI. "With the additional knowledge and resources that PKF Texas and Catalyst provide to JVSA, we are able to help our clients in all aspects of their joint venture operations." 

JVSA will be led by:

  • L. Brad Clarke, CEO
  • Michael Devonshire, COO
  • Steve Bosma, President
  • Kirsten Strieck, Executive Vice President
  • G. Scott Soles, Senior Vice President
  • Brian Baumler, Senior Vice Preside 

Located in the premier energy markets in North America, JVSA will primarily serve larger publicly traded and privately held companies with financial contracts or arrangements with other parties, with services scalable to middle market companies, in North America and beyond. Visit JVSA.com for more information.

JVSA, while partially owned and operated by PKF Texas and Catalyst, is not an accounting firm. The use of the word auditing is made by PKF Texas and Catalyst. 

About Pannell Kerr Forster of Texas, P.C.  - Visit www.pkftexas.com.

About The Catalyst Group - Visit www.thecatalystgroup.ca