Pat Milligan has more than 30 years of experience in the area of taxation with an emphasis on closely-held organizations and family wealth. His experience encompasses a broad range of industry segments including oil and gas, manufacturing, construction and trucking. He has also developed considerable expertise in the areas of retirement, estate and personal financial planning.
In addition to his expertise in tax, Pat carries the Personal Financial Specialist (PFS) credential accredited by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. PFS credential holders have a specific experience, education and examination requirement that sets them apart from other CPAs with respect to their knowledge and expertise in personal financial planning. Pat also is the firm’s service area lead for HT Disciplined Investments, L.L.C., a wholly owned subsidiary of HoganTaylor that offers financial planning and investment management services. He currently serves as a member of the firm’s Board of Directors.
Pat was designated as one of the top 100 most influential practitioners by CPA Magazine in 2005 and 2006. He also won Gold Pen awards in 2008 and 2011 for the most outstanding article published in the CPAFOCUS Magazine during the previous year. In 2009, Pat was recognized for his professional and civic contributions to the state when he became the 50th inductee into the Oklahoma Accounting Hall of Fame. An active member of the Oklahoma Society of CPAs, Pat has served in numerous capacities and is a past president of the organization both at the Tulsa chapter and statewide levels.
He currently serves on the Financial Literacy Committee, Professional Ethics Committee and chairs the Personal Financial Planning Committee. He has also served as a council representative for the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and currently serves on the Member Advisory Panel. Pat has been an active volunteer on numerous Tulsa Area United Way campaigns and serves on the Board of Directors for the Tulsa Area Chapter of the American Red Cross.
Prior to becoming a member of HoganTaylor in 1984, Pat worked for Arthur Andersen & Co. where he supervised tax planning and compliance projects for numerous publicly traded and large family owned businesses located in northeast Oklahoma and northwest Arkansas.