2585 | In Person Training | Update | Scheduled
Friday, November 16, 2018 8:30am - 5:00pm
Whether you’re a CFO or CPA in public accounting, the OSCPA’s Accounting Expo can help you prepare for today’s most relevant accounting issues. Spend the day gaining applicable tools and techniques to heighten your knowledge and prepare for upcoming changes.
It’s an accounting event you won't want to miss!
PARKING: Self parking is available at no charge to all attendees and guests. Valet parking is not available.
- John H. Higgins (view bio)
- Katherine L. McKnight (view bio)
- Bryan L. Storms (view bio)
- Amber R. Tyler (view bio)
- Leah Wietholter (view bio)
CPAs in industry and public accounting
John H. Higgins
John H. Higgins, CPA.CITP is the co-founder of CPA Crossings and has been helping CPAs leverage technology for more than 25 years. He is a CPA with a strong background in information technology and is a nationally recognized author and speaker on accounting and tax technology. Higgins, and his CPA Crossings cofounder Bryan Smith, recently authored “Ten Steps to a Digital Practice via the Cloud” which has been published by the AICPA. Higgins has been recognized as a Top 20 Thought Leader in the Profession from the CPA Practice Advisor Magazine for the past two years.
Katherine L. McKnight
Katie McKnight, CPA, is a senior manager with Ernst & Young, based in the New York City office. She joined EY's National Professional Practice group in 2016 focusing on standard setting, including revenue and leases and its impact on the oil and gas industry. Prior to moving to New York, McKnight was an assurance senior manager based in Oklahoma City.
Bryan L. Storms
Bryan Storms, CPA, is a partner in the Assurance practice of Ernst & Young with 14 years of experience. He has significant commodity, inventory and oil and gas accounting work through his experience with energy and retail clients, as well as experience with SEC reporting companies, assisting in initial public offerings, secondary offerings and public debt offerings, as well as acquisitions. Clients he has served include WPX Energy, Inc.; ArcBest Corporation; Helmrich & Payne, Inc.; Range Resources Corporation; Union Drilling, Inc.; and Pier 1 Imports.
Storms graduated Summa Cum Laude from Texas Christian University in 2000, completed the Energy Management Certificate Program at Rice University in 2007, and is a member of the Oklahoma and Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants, as well as the AICPA. He relocated to the Tulsa office in January 2010 from the Fort Worth, TX office. Storms is an active volunteer with the youth and children’s ministry and is currently serving on the leadership team as the finance officer at his church.
Amber R. Tyler
Amber Tyler, CPA, CFE, has been providing accounting services, including audit, review and agreed-upon procedures to a variety of industries, including manufacturing, professional services, oil and gas, nonprofit and employee benefit plans since 2005. She also serves as a consultant for not-for-profit organizations. When working with Tyler, clients can expect a trusted business advisor who will alert them of potential impact on their business relating to new or changing accounting standards, industry happenings or cultural shifts.
Leah Wietholter, MBA, CFE, discovered an interest for forensic accounting while working for the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Following her time with the FBI, she worked as a senior certified fraud examiner at a public accounting firm in Tulsa. Wietholter then opened Workman Forensics to assist clients in investigating fraud, preventing and detecting fraud and solving complex finanical matters. Her clients include: victims of fraud; organizations seeking to prevent fraud; and attorneys partnering on criminal defense, divorce, estate, partnership dispute and other litigation matters.