Kathy Ploch, CPA
Durio & Company, P.C.
Kathy Ploch, CPA, currently serves as a Tax Manager at Durio & Company, P.C., in the Houston, Texas area. She prepares individual, corporate, partnership, estate, trust, and non-profit federal and state tax returns. She also assists with IRS and collection issues. She has been with this firm since 2019. Previous to this position, Kathy worked for Harper & Pearson Company, P.C. where she served as Entrepreneurial Services Department Manager from 2012-1019. From 1997-2012 she worked as a Tax Manager for Zientek & Company, P.C.
Kathy received her Master of Business Administration, Accounting degree from the University of Houston in May, 1994 and became a Texas Certified Public Accountant in April, 1999.
Kathy served as President of the Houston CPA Society in 2009-2010 and was the Past Burden Reduction Sub-Group Chair of the Internal Revenue Service from 2009-2011. From 2006 to the present, she has been on the Board of Directors for the Texas Society of CPAs, serves on the TXCPA Federal Tax Policy Committee, and was a Past-President and volunteer for the Texas Accountants & Lawyers for the Arts. From 2014-2016, Kathy was a member of the AICPA Advocacy & Relations Committee, and from 2014-2019, she was an online reviewer of IRS Nationwide Tax Forum presentations. She was a member of the AICPA Tax Executive Committee from 2016-2020. Since 2020, Kathy has been serving as the Chair of the TXCPA Relations with IRS Committee and as an Associate Member of the AICPA Tax-Exempt Technical Resource Panel.