2577 | In Person Training | Update | Scheduled
Summer Summit - VIRTUAL
Thursday, August 27, 2020 8:30am - 4:30pm
Pandemic Update: With all the changes this pandemic has brought, we understand you may have questions and concerns regarding continuing education offered by the Society. The safety of our attendees, discussion leaders and staff is always top of mind and our number one priority is to continue offering CPE options as safely as possible with the same quality and quantity you have come to expect. Please visit our Pandemic and OSCPA CPE: What to Expect page for more information.
Take a break from the heat and come learn with us at this year's BRAND NEW Summer Summit!
Our Summer Summit is recommended for eight hours of CPE and will cover the following topics:
- Streamlining Your Technology
- How a Farm Boy Became a Millionaire
- Charting a Course for Success: How to Seek and Sustain the Best Version of You!
- COVID-19 Tax Update
- Cynthia L. Cox (view bio)
- John C. Harned (view bio)
- Douglas C. Holsted (view bio)
- Mark O. Neumeister (view bio)
- Randy L. Thurman (view bio)
CPAs in industry and public accounting
Cynthia L. Cox
Cynthia Cox, CPA, is president of Cox Holsted & Associates PC and Payroll Vault of Oklahoma City. At Cox Holsted she works with small business owners on a monthly basis. She is a graduate of Oklahoma State University and has been a CPA for close to 30 years. She works two days a week for No Boundaries International, a non-profit that works with victims of human trafficking and the homeless in the Oklahoma City area. Ms. Cox is also active with community organizing and in her church.
John C. Harned
John Harned, CPA, is the director of life plan communities for BKD CPAs and Advisors. He was ordained a minister in 2017 and holds a bachelor and masters of science from Oklahoma State University and a masters in theological studies from Ava Maria University. Harned is a CPA and a licensed nursing home administrator in the state of Oklahoma.
Douglas C. Holsted
Douglas Holsted, CPA, has been a principal at Cox Holsted & Associates since 2006. He has more than 30 years of experience with publicly and privately held clients. Holsted has a master's degree in taxation from DePaul University and a bachelor's degree in accounting from the University of Central Oklahoma. He serves on multiple nonprofit and publicly traded company boards and is active in community organizing and church outreach programs.
Mark O. Neumeister
Mark Neumeister, CPA, CGMA, is the director of tax services at D.R. Payne & Associates, Inc. in Oklahoma City, where he is responsible for all aspects of the firm's tax services. An OSCPA member for more than 24 years, Neumeister has served on the OSCPA's Continuing Professional Education, Business Valuation/Forensic & Litigation Support, Small Firm Practitioners and Taxation committees.
Randy L. Thurman
Randy Thurman, CPA/PFS, CFP®, is the CEO of Retirement Investment Advisors, Inc. He is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional, a Certified Public Accountant, and a personal financial specialist who entered the asset management and planning business in 1986. Thurman is a member of the South Oklahoma City Rotary Club, the Greater Oklahoma City YMCA Board of Directors and the Oklahoma Society of CPAs. In 2012, Randy was named the Outstanding CPA in Financial Planning by the Oklahoma Society of CPAs. He holds four degrees, including an MBA from Oklahoma State University. He also taught fundamentals of investing at Oklahoma City Community College for 11 years and has conducted numerous money management seminars for adult education at various locations across the Oklahoma City metro. He is the author of several books, including The All-Weather Retirement Portfolio, More Than a Millionaire and most recently releasing The Worry-Free Retirement Guide to Finding a Trustworthy Financial Advisor.