2900 | OSCPA Live | July 18
OSCPA's Beach Conference
Monday, July 18, 2022 8:00am - Friday, July 22, 2022 11:40am
The OSCPA, in conjunction with the Society of Louisiana CPAs and the Alabama Society of CPAs, is hosting a summer Beach Conference at the eco-friendly, sustainably-designed Lodge at Gulf State Park in Gulf Shores, AL.
Masterfully appointed with modern amenities, every aspect of the property has been designed to be respectful of the land and creatures around it. As for activities, the Lodge is steps away from 28 miles of hiking and biking trails and its beach-front location provides easy access to a host of water activities, so whether you want to get your long run in, kayak the Gulf, or simply lounge on the beach, there is something for everyone.
The conference will offer 4 hours of CPE each morning, leaving you free to enjoy your afternoons and evenings. Mark your calendar and make plans to join us this summer!
CPE Sessions: Info to come.
Sleeping Rooms: We have rooms reserved for as low as $259/night at The Lodge at Gulf State Park. You can book your room online or by calling +1 251-540-4000.
Additional Courses: Join one of the OSCPA's most popular speakers, Kurt Oestriecher, CPA as he tackles the AICPA Professional Ethics. The following opportunities are available for an additional 2 hours of CPE (separate fees apply):
- Michael Brand (view bio)
- Florence Holland
- Lisa McKinney (view bio)
- Les Nettleton
- Kurt G. Oestriecher (view bio)
- Paul Perry (view bio)
- James Spiro
CPAs in public practice and industry
Michael L. Brand, CPA is a partner in the firm of Johnson, Feigley, Newton & Brand in Athens, Alabama. For the past 20 years, he has been involved in all aspects of public accounting with in emphasis in accounting, auditing, and review services. He also teaches continuing education classes and has been a speaker at several conferences nationwide. He is the current chair of the Alabama Society of Certified Public Accountants Peer Review Committee.
Brand’s experience involves audits, reviews, and compilations of various for-profit industries, not-for-profits, and governmental entities. He was formally on the Peer Review Board, Joint Trial Board, and the Quality Control Standards Task Force. In 2010 he received the Outstanding Discussion Leader Award.
Brand received his BS in accounting from the University of North Alabama.
Lisa McKinney, CPA, Masters in Tax Accounting, University of Alabama Culverhouse School of Accountancy, Faculty. She has 25 years experience in tax consulting and planning, has been teaching tax and accounting courses at UA for 17 years, and has conducted high-level tax training at accounting firms for 18 years.
Kurt G. Oestriecher
Kurt G. Oestriecher, CPA is a partner with Oestriecher & Company CPAs in Alexandria, La., and is the partner in charge of accounting and auditing. He is Past-President of the Louisiana Society os CPAs and has served on numerous LCPA and AICPA Committees. He has facilitated CPE courses since 1992 and has received the AICPA Outstanding Discussion Leader Award 13 years and the LCPA Outstanding Discussion Leader Award four times.
Paul Perry, FHFMA, CISM, CITP, CPA, CDPSEhas been with Warren Averett since 2004 and is a Member and the practice leader of the Security, Risk and Controls Group. Paul and his team focus on cybersecurity, information technology related projects, risk assessments, internal controls, internal audit and control-related projects, including System and Organization Control engagements.
Paul is also the leader of the Firm’s Data Analysis Group, a team of individuals within the Firm who provide data analysis solutions to both internal and external clients. For more than 11 years, he specialized in auditing and assurance services. Paul has extensive experience serving clients in the nonprofit, governmental, financial, insurance and healthcare facilities/hospital industries during this time. Paul has earned the Certified Information Technology Professional (CITP) certification. This credential is awarded to CPAs who possess both information technology and business expertise.