Nate Atchison serves the firm as an accounting and auditing partner, specializing in the areas of banking and not-for-profit entities. He has been involved in traditional bank compliance work, such as directors' examinations, audits and assistance with call reports. Mr. Atchison is also involved in the reporting and auditing of bank holding companies. He has assisted banks in other areas as well, such as implementing and performing loan review services, internal compliance, and the sale and purchase of banks. He has experience with many areas of industry and government, including state and local government, oil and gas, insurance, banking, real estate, manufacturing, not-for-profit, tribal gaming, hotel/motel, motor carrier and transportation, construction, and retail.
Mr. Atchison received a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from East Central University in Ada, Okla. He has been a certified public accountant since 1975. He is a member of the OSCPA and the AICPA.
Tim Barnes serves the firm as an accounting and audit partner, specializing in banking, manufacturing, energy, telephone utilities and not-for-profit organizations. He is also the partner in charge of the firm’s outsourced accounting for oil and gas companies. He has served as a consultant to clients active in mergers and acquisitions. Prior to joining the firm in 2008, Mr. Barnes served as a chief accounting officer and a chief financial officer for privately held companies and was with KPMG LLP for 10 years, where he departed as an audit senior manager.
Mr. Barnes received his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Central Oklahoma in Edmond, Okla. He has been a certified public accountant since 1991 and is a member of both the OSCPA and the AICPA.
Dan Bledsoe will serve as a partner in the Firm’s audit and assurance division. Mr. Bledsoe has over twenty years of public accounting experience serving a broad range of clients, including state and local government entities, financial institutions, manufacturing and wholesale distributors, Native American tribes and gaming facilities, construction companies, non-profit entities, public school districts, and employee retirement plans. Dan has a bachelor’s degree in accounting from East Central University in Ada, Oklahoma and has been a Certified Public Accountant since 1999. He is a member of the OSCPA and AICPA, and is a member of the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma. Dan lives in Edmond with his wife, Paige.
Jonathan Gauss serves as a tax and accounting partner. His client base ranges from individuals and small, closely held businesses to publicly traded companies with assets in excess of $500 million. He is experienced in consulting and tax planning for corporations, partnerships and LLCs, as well as in advising clients on multistate tax issues. He has experience in a variety of industries, including banking, oil and gas, telephone utilities, manufacturing, construction, and retail.
Mr. Gauss received a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Central Oklahoma in Edmond, Okla. He has been a certified public accountant since 1994. He is a member of the AICPA and the OSCPA.
Kevin Huddleston is the partner in charge of the tribal business consulting division. Other areas of responsibility include oversight of the firm’s outsourced business model, as well as information technology and business systems. Prior to joining the firm in 2006, he served as a controller in gaming and banking operations in Oklahoma and has more than 25 years of experience with auditing and accounting for various organizations.
Mr. Huddleston graduated from East Central University in Ada, Okla., and has been a certified public accountant since 1990. He is a member of the AICPA and the OSCPA. He serves on various committees and is active in the Shawnee Chamber and other city committees.
Scott Huebert will serve as a partner in the Firm’s Native American tribe and not-for-
profit division. Additionally, he oversees the business systems consulting (software) department. Scott has been with the firm for over eighteen years and in public accounting for twenty years. He is a graduate of Oklahoma Baptist University in Shawnee, and has been a Certified Public Accountant since 1998. He is a member of the OSCPA, AICPA and has served on several boards and committees for local not-
for-profit organizations. Scott lives in Shawnee with his two sons.