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for six years and Trinh, a 2018 Trailblazer, has been a member for four years. Todd Dobson, CPA, was

In Memory… We sincerely regret the loss of the following members and extend deepest sympathy to their families and friends.

Basker Johnson, CPA; Sapulpa, Oklahoma; Member since December 14, 1972.

Jim H. Rush, Jr., CPA; Tulsa, Oklahoma; Member since April 9, 1973.

James R. Wilsie, CPA; Shawnee, Oklahoma; Member since May 21, 1979.

Te OSCPA gratefully accepts donations to the Educational Foundation in memory of loved ones. To donate, please send your donation, along with the name of the person for whom you are making a donation, to the OSCPA Educational Foundation, 1900 NW Expressway, Ste. 910, Oklahoma City, OK, 73118.

Members in the News Mike Carroll, CPA, who

is the president and CEO of Heritage Trust Co. in Oklahoma City, appeared in the “Personally Speaking” column in Te

Oklahoman. Carroll, a member for 33 years, has served on the Personal Financial Planning Committee and is the 2017 OSCPA Outstanding Member in Business and Industry.

Bruce Carson, CPA, was

recently hired as a relationship manager at Heritage Trust Company in Oklahoma City. Carson has been a member for 22 years. Terry Cumbey, CPA, ABV,

CVA, PFS, CGMA, a managing partner with CCK Strategies in Tulsa, a 100% VIP company, was

featured on “Mind Your Business with Dr. Mark Lewandowski” on KRMG discussing the entrepreneurial history of CCK Strategies and CCK’s team philosophy. Cumbey has been a member for 36 years, has served on numerous committees as well as the Board of Directors. He is also a 2016 Silver Pen Award recipient.

Stanfield + O’Dell, PC, a

100% VIP company in Tulsa, announced the promotion of Ryan Bolin, CPA, to tax senior manager and Ruby Trinh, CPA,

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named president of MidFirst Bank, which is based in Oklahoma City. Dobson has been a member for 32 years. Josh Elder, CPA, an audit manager at Peters & Chandler, a 100% VIP company in Oklahoma City, was selected for the 2018 AICPA Leadership Academy. A member for six

years, Elder is a 2017 Trailblazer and chairs the Banking and Other Financial Institutions Committee. Elder is also a member of the Young Accounting Professionals (YAP) Committee.

Windi Epperson, CPA, a consultant at Advanced Integrators in Norman, presented several accounting software related sessions at the GPUG

Amplify conference in Chicago, Illinois. Epperson has been a member for 21 years. Roger Gaddis, CPA, CFA, co-founder of Gaddis & Gaddis Wealth Management in Ada, was named vice chairman of the Oklahoma Teachers Retirement

System Board of Trustees. Concurrently, he was renamed chairman of the Investment Committee for the Oklahoma Teachers Retirement System. A former OSCPA Ada Chapter president and a member for 28 years, Gaddis is the 2013 OSCPA Outstanding Member in Financial Planning. Alan Holloway, CPA, LLM,

a shareholder of McAfee & Taft in Oklahoma City, spoke at the Texas State Bar’s 42nd Annual Advanced Estate Planning and

Probate Seminar in Dallas, Texas, on the topic of estate planning and probate in Oklahoma. Holloway has been an OSCPA member for 25 years and has previously served on the Taxation and Government Relations Committees. Eide Bailly, LLP in Norman,

a 100% VIP company, has promoted Aaron Jaqua, CPA, and Kevin Garrett, CPA, to senior tax managers. Jaqua has been a member for four years and is the Norman Chapter president. Garrett has been a member for eight years and

is a former Norman Chapter president. Jaqua and Garrett are 2015 Trailblazers. Additionally, Eide Bailly promoted Ben Cook, CPA, to manager. Cook has been

a member for three years. In the Oklahoma City office

of Eide Bailly, a 100% VIP company, Kristine Wise, CPA, was promoted to tax senior manager and Will Harrell, CPA, was promoted to audit senior manager. Wise has been a member for six years and currently serves on the Oil & Gas Committee and Harrell has been a member for eight years. Tyler Jones, CPA; Cassidy Young, CPA; and Allie Meisenheimer, CPA, were promoted to audit senior associates. Jones, Young and Meisenheimer have all been members for one year. Additionally, Kelsey Riggs, CPA, and Brienna Smith, CPA, both members for one year, were promoted to tax senior associates. Vicky Petete, CPA, CGMA,

was featured in NASBA’s brochure promoting the NASBA Center for the Public Trust and the NASBA Student Center

for the Public Trust. Petete, an executive vice president for Vision Bank, NA in Ada, Oklahoma, has served on multiple committees and in many board positions. A member for 37 years, she is the Ada Chapter’s 2006 Distinguished C.P.A., the 2010 Public Service Award honoree, the 1997 Outstanding Member in Business and Industry Award recipient and the 2012 Oklahoma Accounting Hall of Fame inductee. Peters & Chandler, PC, a 100% VIP company in Oklahoma City, announced the promotion of Colin Beverly, CPA; Corey Coleman, CPA, and Rachel Johnson, CPA, CGMA, to partners. Beverly has been a member for eight years and appeared in a TV interview appearing on KOKH (FOX – Oklahoma City) and KTUL (ABC – Tulsa) warning against overspending during the state’s Sales Tax Weekend.

Coleman has been a member for 15 years and serves on the Continuing Professional

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