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OSCPA Happenings: March

March 28, 2024

OSCPA Member Moment

Dr. Angela Spencer, CPA, has taught at the Spears School of Business since 2006, including serving the last year as the interim head of the School of Accounting at Oklahoma State University.

Recently, Angela had the interim tag removed by Dean Jim Payne and the Oklahoma A&M Board of Regents.

Read more about Angela's goals and vision in her new role in her Q&A with the Oklahoma State University Spears School of Business



Join us in honoring Sylvia Duncan, CPA, the first woman to lead the OSCPA as President from 1987-1988. Sylvia's legacy of leadership and dedication will forever inspire us. Her impact on our community, recognized through the Oklahoma Accounting Hall of Fame and the Public Service Award, will always be remembered. Rest in peace, Sylvia. 

Click here to learn more about Sylvia's incredible legacy and see how you can help us honor her memory.

Firm in the News

HoganTaylor LLP, one of the largest business advisory and public accounting firms in Oklahoma and Arkansas, was recently ranked No. 81 on the Top 100 CPA firms in the United States, according to Accounting Today.

"We are thrilled to once again secure a position among the Top 100 CPA firms in the United States, as acknowledged by Accounting Today," said Randy Nail, CEO of HoganTaylor. "The dedication of our professionals in delivering exceptional service to our clients is evident. This recognition validates our commitment to constant improvement and affirms that the Firm is on the right path."

The publication’s annual ranking is comprised of the largest practices, both nationally and in 10 major geographic regions. HoganTaylor was also listed as the third largest firm in the Southwest, a region that includes Oklahoma, Texas, Arizona, and New Mexico.

Accounting Today’s methodology for this study includes research into growth strategies, growth niches, service areas, and a host of other benchmarking data. The complete list of the 2024 Top 100 firms is available at

OSCPA Slate of Nominees

The comment period for the new slate of nominees is coming to a close! Send your comments to by March 30!

View the 2024-25 Slate of Nominees here. 

OSCPA Events

OSCPA Lunch + Learn: Understanding the Legislative Processes


More than 200 members joined the OSCPA for this month's Lunch + Learn, which was offered in-person and virtually.

This month, Christy Watson, Communications & Marketing Director for the Oklahoma State Boards Association, discussed the importance of advocacy as an association, the steps of the Oklahoma legislative process, and how to make the most of your advocacy efforts. 

OSCPA members attending the March Lunch + Learn presented by Christy Watson

OSCPA Lunch + Learns are offered each month, FREE for members. Lunch is provided for in-person attendees, and those who attend can receive one hour of recommended CPE credit. 

Don't miss April's Lunch + Learn! Join Kellen Cowan, Co-owner of Newave Solutions, as he presents his session on Adapting to the New Normal: Tech Advantages & Cyber Strategies in Data Protection. This course is offered both in-person and virtually.

Looking to plan ahead? Check out a list of all of the Lunch + Learns, and other FREE CPE, offered with your OSCPA membership this year. 

OSCPA Mix & Mingle - The Study 

OSCPA members at The Study for March's Mix & Mingle

The OSCPA headed to The Study in Oklahoma City for this month's Mix & Mingle, where OSCPA members gathered to unwind and enjoy each other's company. 

Attendees from various sectors of the accounting profession connected over shared experiences and forged new connections that will undoubtedly strengthen our community. The vibrant atmosphere was a testament to the spirit of collaboration and support that defines the OSCPA. As members exchanged stories, insights, and business cards, the event exemplified the power of building relationships within our industry.

Weren't able to join us in March? Head to Chicken N Pickle for the OSCPA's April Mix & Mingle.