HoganTaylor has announced that Assurance Partner Randa Vernon, CPA, was appointed by Governor Mary Fallin and confirmed by the State Senate in May 2016 to serve as the newest member of the Oklahoma Accountancy Board beginning July 1, 2016.
The Oklahoma Accountancy Board safeguards the public welfare by prescribing and assessing the qualifications of and regulating the professional conduct of individual registrants and registered firms authorized to engage in the practice of public accounting in the State of Oklahoma.
“It’s a great honor to have the opportunity to provide my input and represent the interests of my colleagues,” Vernon said. “The Oklahoma Accountancy Board has accomplished so much for the profession and I am excited about all the possibilities that still lie ahead.”
Vernon was initially nominated for the position by State Senator Mike Mazzei. She will serve a five-year term ending June 30, 2021.
Vernon joined HoganTaylor in 2001 and currently serves as the firm’s Assurance Division Leader. She has more than 20 years of experience providing audit and accounting services to clients in Oklahoma.
Vernon is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Oklahoma Society of Certified Public Accountants and the Tulsa Chapter of the Oklahoma Society of CPA’s. In addition, Vernon has served terms as Board Member at Youth Services of Tulsa and Tulsa Advocates for the Rights of Citizens with Development Disabilities.
Vernon graduated Cum Laude from the University of Tulsa with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a major in Accounting. She is also a graduate of Leadership Tulsa Class 29.
HoganTaylor LLP is one of the largest public accounting firms in the Oklahoma / Arkansas region. The firm has more than 200 employees and provides a wide range of comprehensive tax, assurance, risk, advisory and accounting services as well as many specialty and industry-focused services. HoganTaylor is an independent member of the BDO Alliance USA and is able to access the resources of BDO USA, LLP and its trusted network throughout the world.