October 21/22 – James A. Smith, Smith, Jackson, Boyer & Bovard and Rahul Kukreti, mroads

Our Guests for the October 21st/22nd edition of PlayMakers Talk Show:

James A. Smith, Managing Director, Smith, Jackson, Boyer & Bovard

Rahul Kukreti, Co-Founder & Chief Marketing Officer, mroads

Join us Friday afternoon at 3:00 and Saturday afternoon at 2:00 for an Encore Presentation on 770 KAAM (KAAMRadio.)

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James A. Smith, Managing Director, Smith, Jackson, Boyer & Bovard


CPA James A. Smith serves as Managing Director of Smith, Jackson, Boyer & Bovard, PLLC a Dallas Certified Public Accounting firm. His practice is focused on the entrepreneurial business and its owners.

Jim began his career with a major international accounting firm where he served in both the audit and tax divisions. In his thirty-eight years of professional experience, he has performed audit engagements in real estate development and construction, investment partnerships, manufacturing, utilities, health care and transportation. He serves as the primary trusted advisor in all areas of financial management and strategic planning, tax compliance and tax controversy representation for entrepreneurs and their businesses.

Jim has appeared as a featured commentator on all four Dallas/Ft. Worth network news stations, including three and one-half years as a featured business commentator on KXAS, TV5; on the TSCPA “CPAs on Call” state wide tax television program; and on various radio news programs. Jim served as Chair of the Texas Society of CPAs (TSCPA) for the 2007-2008 year, and as a member of its Federal Tax Policy Committee since its inception.


Phone: (214) 373-8900

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Rahul Kukreti, Co-Founder & Chief Marketing Officer, mroads


As Chief Marketing Officer for mroads, Rahul oversees the entire marketing and sales effort. Backed by 16 years of experience in various roles in sales and marketing, Rahul is responsible for attracting new clients while retaining existing ones.

Mroads simplified hiring when they created a platform called Paññã, which is the first-ever interview platform that uses artificial intelligence for technical hiring needs.

Formerly, Rahul worked with HP, KPMG and Nortel Networks, leading organizational strategies, promoting operational effectiveness and elevating team performances. He was instrumental in building strategic relationships and creating new revenue streams, just as he currently does at mroads.


Phone: (972) 752-3418mroads-logo-landscape2016-10-11-08-58-31Host, Steve A Klein and Rahul Kukreti