Trey James Chief Executive Officer
Trey James is the co-founder and CEO of Xcentric. He brings over 20 years of experience and a blend of executive, strategic, technical and operational roles, including successful roles with the regional firms, local firms and leading IT consultancies to the profession. Trey was selected as one of the "Top 100 Most Influential People" in the accounting industry for 2009 and 2010 by Accounting Today and as a "Top 40 under 40" honoree by The CPA Practice Advisor three times. Trey presents internationally on industry-related technology topics and is passionate both about learning and educating as it pertains to the future of the CPA profession. Trey graduated from Texas Wesleyan University in Fort Worth, TX with a degree in Information Systems.
Christian James Chief Operating Officer
Christian James is the co-founder and COO of Xcentric. He is a seasoned veteran, having worked in the technology industry for the past 16 years and with CPAs for the past 14 years. Prior to starting Xcentric, Christian served as Director of Technology for the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Fort Worth and then became the lead technology engineer at CPA Systems in Atlanta, Georgia after selling his first business, Covenant Systems. Christian spent 10 years in the Atlanta area before moving to Bozeman, Montana where he opened an Xcentric office. When not at the office you’ll likely find him camping with his amazing wife and three girls, hiking, fishing, hunting or mountain biking. Christian has a business degree from Texas Wesleyan University and was recognized in The CPA Practice Advisor’s "Top 40 Under 40" in 2011-2013.
Roy Keely VP of Market Strategy
Roy Keely is the VP of Market Strategy at Xcentric and is charged with articulating Xcentric’s value proposition to the accounting community through industry partnerships, content development, and other strategic initiatives. Roy offers a broad range of experience in sales, marketing, and consulting and was recognized in The CPA Practice Advisor “40 Under 40" for 2012-2013. He enjoys writing and speaking to professional service firms looking to bring practical insight and action to their firms through the use of technology tools. Roy is a native Texan and graduated from the University of Houston with a degree in marketing. Outside of work, Roy enjoys a good coffee shop or pub and doing Crossfit with his wife Andrea.
Roman Kepczyk Director of Consulting
Roman Kepczyk offers over 25 years of CPA firm experience where he has thrived as a technology consultant and as a former partner at one of the largest firms in Arizona. His primary focus at Xcentric is helping firms utilize technology by implementing today’s digital best practices. He is an Advisory Board Member to the Association for Accounting Administration, past Chairman of the AICPA Information Technology Executive Committee and a past member of the PCPS Executive Committee. Roman has been recognized in INSIDE Public Accounting’s "Most Recommended Consultants" to the profession from 2004-2013, CPA Practice Advisor’s "Top 25 Thought Leaders" from 2010-2013, and Accounting Today’s "Top 100 Most Influential People in Accounting" for eight years. Roman is also a CPA.CITP, CGMA, and Certified Lean Six Sigma Black Belt.
Bob Cross Director of Technology
Bob Cross is the Director of Technology at Xcentric. Bob has more than 15 years of senior leadership experience in a number of large companies, including Home Depot, Compaq Computers, Kaiser Permanente, and Beazer Homes. As Director of IT at Home Depot, he managed a large IT Operations department with 200+ employees that encompassed computer and network operations, data center facilities, production control and service desk support. He was also responsible for managing multiple service providers, contracts, financial analyses and metrics for all of those functional areas. Prior to joining Xcentric, Bob ran IT Governance, Programs and Planning for the Texas Department of Public Safety. Bob graduated from Angelo State University in San Angelo, TX with a degree in Computer Science. Life outside of work revolves around his wife of 27 years and their two daughters.
Tim Porterfield Controller
Tim Porterfield is the Controller at Xcentric, where he serves as top finance executive. As a member of Xcentric’s management team, Tim enjoys the operations side of things as well. Prior to joining Xcentric, Tim worked for a small private accounting firm for 6 years. Tim graduated from Georgia State University with a degree in Business Administration. When not at work, Tim enjoys spending time with his wife and son. Their favorite vacation spots include the beach and California wine country.