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numerous committees, is a past chairman of the board, a 2007 Silver Pen recipient and the 2018 inductee in the Oklahoma Accounting Hall of Fame.


Todd Pefferman, CPA, a partner with BKD CPAs & Advisors in Oklahoma City, a 100% VIP company, appeared on KFOR (NBC) in Oklahoma City to


discuss how tax reform laws could change the way Oklahomans file taxes. Pefferman has been a member for seven years and is a 2015 Trailblazer.


Businesses in the News BKD CPAs &


Advisors, a 100% VIP company, recently contributed $97,275 to 11 regional higher education institutions


in the fifth year of its Back to School campaign. Te campaign is led by BKD’s Oklahoma practice and includes a firm match. Te result is an increase of approximately 33 percent over last year. Local recipients include East Central University, Northeastern State University, Northwestern Oklahoma State University, Oklahoma Christian University, Oklahoma City University, Oklahoma State University, University of Central Oklahoma, Te University of Oklahoma and Te University of Tulsa. BKD’s Oklahoma employees, partners and retired partners are encouraged to give back to their alma maters or another qualifying institution of their choice. Qualifying contributions of $50 to $500 are matched by BKD dollar for dollar. Including the match, BKD now have given more than $297,000 to higher education institutions over the life of the campaign. Additionally, Kevin Gore, CPA, a partner in BKD’s Tulsa office, presented a check for $16,500 to A New Leaf, a Tulsa-area nonprofit serving individuals with developmental disabilities. Te money was raised within two weeks after the previous tractor broke down during the Tulsa Area United Way Day of Caring. Additionally, about 20 employees from BKD’s Enid office packaged more than 14,000 meals for Stamp Out Starvation, which will benefit families in Haiti.


Employees, partners and principals from RSM US LLP, a 100% VIP company, presented more than $16,000 to Positive Tomorrows as part of the firm’s Birdies


Fore Love fundraising efforts related to Te RSM Classic, a PGA Tour event for which RSM is the title sponsor.


HoganTaylor


LLP, a 100% VIP company, announced Te HoganTaylor Foundation awarded


Society News OSCPA Vice President of


Marketing and Membership Stephanie Trougakos passed the Certified Association Executive exam and has now earned the


CAE certification from the American Society of Association Executives. Trougakos, a graduate of Oklahoma State University, has been with the OSCPA more than eight years.


Send your announcements to communications@oscpa.com.


New Fellow Members Tanner Coburn, CPA; Yukon, HoganTaylor LLP Ethan D. Garrett, CPA; Edmond, Roan Resources LLC Robert A. Jetton, CPA; Tulsa, HoganTaylor LLP Luke M. Johnson, CPA; Tulsa, Transplace Peyton A. Juliano, CPA; Tulsa, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP Dorothy E. Lenhart, CPA; Tulsa, Laredo Petroleum, Inc. Xiang Li, CPA; Norman Jennifer Lindstrom, CPA; Edmond, Arledge & Associates, P.C. Sarah L. Manning, CPA; Yukon, BKD CPAs & Advisors Janet L. McGarvin, CPA; Jenks, Steven L. Wilson & Associates, CPA’s Harry J. Moulter Jr, CPA; Tulsa, Steven L. Wilson & Associates, CPA’s Nour Shaban, CPA; Broken Arrow, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP Ernesto Uribe Jr, CPA; Tulsa


Julia E. White, CPA; Oklahoma City


New Provisional Members Anant P. Singhal; Edmond, Ernst & Young LLP


New Associate Members Richard P. Atkins; Tulsa, Atkins & Atkins, PC Alyssa Baldwin; Tulsa, Unidentified Industry Company Catherine Dziwoki; Sand Springs, Sullivan & Associates PLLC Lee A. Grogan; Oklahoma City, Mathis Brothers Furniture Accounting Office Nathan Haley; Mustang, Imagenet Consulting LLC Devra Liebschwager; Seminole, Academy Sports & Outdoors Wilhelmina U. Liscano, MBA; Oklahoma City, Douglas Emmett, Inc Amber Pierce; Edmond, Imagenet Consulting LLC Jeff Smith; Tulsa, Sullivan & Associates PLLC Deborah K. Taylor, CFE, CBA; Broken Arrow,


more than $60,000 in grants to 30 nonprofit organizations in Tulsa, Oklahoma City, Fayetteville and Little Rock. Each year, HoganTaylor also supports multiple nonprofit organizations through event sponsorships and local office fundraising projects.


Chapters in the News Special thanks to the Northeastern Chapter, which donated more than $4,000 to the OSCPA Educational Foundation. To make a donation to help Oklahoma accounting students, visit www.oscpa.com/about/educational-foundation.


Stanfield & O’Dell Robert H. Youngman, MBA; Tahlequah, Block


Advisors


New Student Members Gavin S. Alexander; Moore Kaitlyn Angleton; Midwest City, University of Central Oklahoma Jeffrey P. Avena; Norman Rachael C. Bender; Lawton, Cameron University Cassandra L. Berry; Cherokee Tamara L. Beyer; Mannford Jessica R. Bland; Oklahoma City Tamara Burton; Oklahoma City April Chapman; McAlester Ta-Chou Chiu; Norman Eric Clopton; Tulsa, Northeastern State University Kristina M. Cooper; Lawton Nathan Daniel; Oklahoma City Malcolm Davis; Weatherford Laney M. Deaton; Ada Christopher Deutsch; Edmond Kirsten Evans; Frisco, Texas Matthew M. Evans; Oklahoma City Parris T. Fite; Oklahoma City Joshua Francis; Ada Francisco Garay; Edmond Andres F. Gonzalez; Tulsa Jessica A. Gonzalez; Guthrie Kelsey D. Gordon; Sapulpa Joshua W. Goulet; Midwest City, Absentee Shawnee Tribe Pharmacy Colton G. Goyer; Edmond Hailey J. Greeson; Tulsa, HoganTaylor LLP Wesley D. Guttridge; Oklahoma City Jason L. Hebert; Lawton Chelsea N. Jackson; Sand Springs Lori D. Judkins; Edmond Andrew R. Kaiser; Oklahoma City Jinsu Kim; Oklahoma City Austin T. Lamb; Shawnee Natalie E. Lawson; Glenpool Cailey P. Metheny; Clinton Lawson B. Miracle; Lawton Breanna R. Moody; Weatherford Latoya C. Moore; Lawton Sharon K. Morgan; Flint, Texas Linzie Nguyen; Oklahoma City Tam T. Nguyen; Oklahoma City Cheyenne L. Nickell; Kingston Victory Ogunbanwo; Edmond Sherry L. Pendley; Moore Kerry-Ann Phillips; Lawton Evan W. Plagg; Edmond Ashely D. Pope; Sapulpa Robyn A. Rye; Pawhuska David Sampley; Duncan Valeta Sango; Oklahoma City, OKC University Brandon S. Swearengin; Tulsa, DP Financial & Tax, Inc. Lynzi M. Taylor; Ada Emily A. Terranova; Edmond Nhu Vu; Moore Rusty Webb; Oklahoma City Alex White; Duke Anna M. Wiewel; Norman Shannon L. Williams; Lawton


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