Kendell has always had a strong interest in business and process improvements. He provides timely, accurate information to support critical decisions made by business owners. As an in-charge accountant, Kendell is a primary contact for Sykes & Company, P.A. clients. He is responsible for reviewing monthly financial statements and sales tax returns, and works with staff to complete projects in a timely manner. With a strong focus on independent pharmacies, he assists with all aspects of accounting so pharmacy owners can focus on their customers and other aspects of their business.
Prior to joining Sykes & Company, P.A. in 2017, Kendell served financial service clients such as banks, private equity and insurance clients in the tax department at EY. This experience developed his attention to detail and knowledge of business tax laws. Additionally, he advised clients on their processes and procedures to stay tax compliant.
Kendell is a Certified Public Accountant and member of the Association of International Certified Professional Accountants, North Carolina Association of Certified Public Accountants and National Association of Black Accountants. He received his B.S. in Accountancy and M.S. in Accountancy from East Carolina University.
Outside of the office, Kendell helps people who are hard of hearing or deaf learn the Bible in ASL. He loves to be active and have fun. In fact, there are very few sports that he does not enjoy playing. Kendell enjoys spending time with his wife and four-legged son, a French bulldog named Petey.