Karen Love, director of practice growth at Pannell Kerr Forster of Texas, P.C., was named one of Houston’s 50 Most Influential Women of 2010 by Houston Woman magazine.

“Karen has been a catalyst for transformation of our firm,” said PKF Texas President Kenneth Guidry in a statement. “She continues to make a difference in the lives of any and all who have passed through the doors of PKF Texas, and the Houston business community.”

Published since 2008, the list includes women who have large professional networks and a reputation for expertise in their field, according to the magazine.

A 16-year veteran of the accounting industry, Love was named Marketer of the Year by the Association for Accounting Marketing and was inducted into the AAM Hall of Fame in 2009. She was also one of Accounting Today’s 100 Most Influential People in 2002.