DALLAS – FORVIS is pleased to welcome Jay Kadi as a new partner in the Dallas market. He joins the firm’s audit practice and will focus primarily on the technology, telecom and energy sectors.
Prior to FORVIS, Kadi was an assurance managing director for a large international firm. He brings more than 18 years of accounting and audit experience serving public and private audit clients in various industries, most extensively in the technology, oil and gas, media and entertainment, telecom and diversified industrial products sectors. He also spent two years overseas where he worked on international audit engagements, primarily in the energy space.
In addition to coordinating all aspects of the audit process, Kadi has worked on initial and secondary public offerings, and on advising clients on various complex technical accounting matters. He also was part of the national professional practice office, where he spent three years working in the Quality & Regulatory group. He worked extensively on certain SEC regulatory matters, technical audit and accounting initiatives, and on PCAOB and internal inspections.
“I am extremely excited to be joining the FORVIS team in Dallas and what is now one of the top accounting and professional service firms nationwide,” Kadi said. “I appreciate the trust and confidence placed in me and look forward to being able to contribute to the growth and success of our clients in the market.”
“Jay brings an outstanding breadth of experience and a diverse skill set to our team and to our firm,” said Todd Lisle, managing partner of FORVIS’ Dallas office. “Our clients will enjoy working with Jay and benefit tremendously from his energy and insights.”
Kadi holds a B.B.A. in accounting and M.B.A. in finance from the University of North Texas in Denton. He is a member of the AICPA and is a CFA charter holder from the Institute of Chartered Financial Analysts.