Alumni Association past president featured in Black History Month spotlight
Anthony Kendall '83, MBA '85, CEO of the accounting firm Mitchell & Titus, appeared on the PIX11 Morning News in New York on Feb. 20, in a feature to commemorate Black History Month. Click here or on the graphic to watch the news story on the PIX 11 website. Kendall shares what he learned growing up in working-class Jamaica, Queens, and raised from 8 years old along with his nine siblings by a single mother.
Kendall has a 20-year history with Mitchell & Titus, the preeminent minority-controlled professional services firm offering assurance, advisory and tax services. He joined the firm as a manager in 1991 from Arthur Andersen. Admitted to the partnership in 1996, he was named New York managing partner in 2000, and appointed to vice chairman of client services in 2004. Five years later, he was named CEO.
Kendall is a certified public accountant in New York and in several other states. He is also a certified fraud examiner. He has provided audit services to Fortune 1000 companies, major telecommunications corporations, multimedia companies, emerging market entities, advocacy groups, private foundations and federal commissions. Kendall is also a graduate of the Owner/President Management Program at Harvard Business School.
He served as president of the Binghamton University Alumni Association from 2007 to 2011. He currently serves on the boards of directors for Project Renewal, Inc., the Upper Manhattan Empowerment Zone, the Public Accounting Oversight Board Standing Advisory Group - which is responsible for developing the standards used by registered public accounting firms in audits of public companies - the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants’ Career Opportunities in the Accounting Profession Program, National Urban Fellows and others.