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CPAs/STAFF

Our Team

Ken Baker,
CPA, CFE

Ken has been with the firm since 2002, and has worked in public accounting for 25 years. He also spent 5 years with the Federal Government and 15 years in private industry. He specializes in audits of HUD entities, non-profits, and small business, pension/profit-sharing plans, as well as tax reporting. Ken is a member of the Oklahoma Society of Certified Public Accountants and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Ken graduated from Fort Hays State University.

Email: Ken.Baker@sambcpas.com

Gary Wayne Dennis,
CPA, Tax Manager

Gary has over 18 years of experience in corporate auditing and audit management within a national audit firm, as well as being a financial advisor to corporations, private industries, and the agricultural industry. Gary’s main focus is with individual, partnership, and corporate tax preparation and planning specializing in Farm and Ranch and small business taxes. Gary earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Agricultural Economics and Accounting from Oklahoma State University in 2000 and his Masters of Accountancy from Virginia Tech in 2003. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Oklahoma Society of Certified Public Accountants. He is an active member of the Bartlesville Rotary Club and Hillcrest Country Club. In his personal time Gary enjoys spending time with his wife Tara and their seven children, raising commercial and registered Red Angus cattle, and being involved in their kid’s numerous sporting activities.

Email: GaryWDennis@sambcpas.com

Debbie Eastman,
CPA

Debbie has been with the firm since 1998, but has worked in public accounting since 1986. She specializes in personal and small business income tax, as well as audits of governments and non-profits, and reviews of construction entities. Debbie is a QuickBooks Online Certified ProAdvisor and provides advisory services for clients that use QuickBooks. She is a member of the Oklahoma Society of Certified Public Accountants and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. She serves as the Treasurer for Martha's Task and is also a mentor in the Run the Streets program. Debbie graduated from Langston University

Email: Debbie.Eastman@sambcpas.com

Pat Hurd,
CPA

Pat is experienced in auditing Indian tribes, Indian gaming casinos, HUD-assisted apartment complexes, small for-profit entities, and municipalities. Pat also has served as an accounting instructor at Oklahoma Wesleyan University. Pat has over fifteen years of public accounting experience, and has worked in private industry, including accounting manager for a Tulsa nonprofit for seven years. Pat is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Oklahoma Society of Certified Public Accountants. Pat earned her undergraduate degree and MBA from Oklahoma Wesleyan University.

Email: Pat.Hurd@sambcpas.com

Danielle Nichols,
CPA

Danielle has been an accounting professional for over twelve years and has experience in all aspects of accounting, with a strong interest in taxation. She specializes in income tax preparation and planning for individuals, corporations, partnerships, estates, trusts, and non-profits. Danielle is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Oklahoma Society of Certified Public Accountants. Danielle graduated Summa Cum Laude from Northeastern State University with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree with major studies in accounting.

Email: Danielle.Nichols@sambcpas.com

Jim Nichols,
CPA

Jim is experienced in performing financial audits within diversified industries; manufacturing, construction, HUD entities, municipalities, financial institutions, retirement plans, non-profit organizations, HUD lenders and casinos. Jim also has significant experience in performing business valuations. He has over twenty years of public accounting audit experience, including serving in the position of Audit Manager at a large regional firm. Jim has worked in private industry, as an accountant for a prominent sports apparel corporation and as a tax preparer. Jim is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Oklahoma Society of Certified Public Accountants, and the Tulsa Employee Benefits Group. Jim earned his Bachelor of Business Administration with major studies in accounting from the University of Oklahoma. Jim is a member of the Bartlesville Rotary Club and also serves as the Treasurer for a local Non-Profit Organization.

Email: Jim.Nichols@sambcpas.com

Emily Scoggins
Staff Auditor

Emily has 30 years of accounting experience with most of her career spent in external and internal audit. She joined the firm in 2005 and specializes in audits of HUD entities, non-profits, and some casinos. Emily graduated from Stephen F. Austin State University with a BBA in Accounting.

Email: Emily.Scoggins@sambcpas.com

Bradley Grimm
Staff Auditor

Bradley received a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Accounting from Rogers State University in 2015. He joined Stotts, Archambo, Mueggenborg & Barclay, PC in 2017. Bradley has experience in budget analysis, procurement, and inventory.

Email: Bradley.Grimm@sambcpas.com

Julie Hughes
Accounting Manager/Staff Accountant

Julie has more than 30 years of accounting and bookkeeping experience and joined the firm in 1996. Julie earned an Associate degree in Business from Oklahoma Wesleyan University.

Email: Julie.Hughes@sambcpas.com

De Jinks
Assistant Accounting Manager

De has more than ten years of accounting experience. She joined the firm in 2005 and has gained experience in many different accounting disciplines including auditing casinos, Tribes, non-profits, HUD entities, municipalities and 401(k) plans. De graduated from Oklahoma State University College of Business where her major was Accounting.

Email: De.Jinks@sambcpas.com

Karen Brewer
Staff Accountant

Karen has more than 30 years of accounting and bookkeeping experience and joined the firm in 2003. Karen earned an Associate Degree in Accounting from Oklahoma State Tech.

Email: Karen.Brewer@sambcpas.com

Judy Fair
Staff Accountant

Judy has over 8 years in the oil and gas industry. She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Accounting from Rogers State University in 2013 and joined the firm in 2014.

Email: Judy.Fair@sambcpas.com

Stephanie Koster
Staff Accountant

Stephanie has more than 25 years of accounting and bookkeeping experience and joined the firm in 2003. Stephanie earned a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from the University of Louisiana-Lafayette.

Email: Stephanie.Koster@sambcpas.com

Chrissy Templeton
Staff Accountant

Chrissy has 8 years of accounting experience. She joined the firm in 2011. Chrissy earned a Bachelor degree from Oklahoma Wesleyan University majoring in Business Management with a minor in HR Management and an emphasis in finance.

Email: CTempleton@sambcpas.com

Shannon Eastman
Payroll Administrator

Shannon has 15 years experience in public accounting with an emphasis in payroll processing and reporting. She joined the firm in 2015.

Email: SEastman@sambcpas.com

Kandy Sizemore
Accounting Assistant/Administrative Assistant

Kandy has been with the firm for more than 20 years. In addition to handling administrative duties for the firm, Kandy provides payroll processing and accounts payable services for numerous clients.

Email: KSizemore@sambcpas.com

Brenda Hanna
Receptionist

Brenda has more than 40 years of administrative experience and joined the firm in 2001. Brenda performs a number of client service functions including serving as the customer service representative for a rural water district.

Email: Brenda.Hanna@sambcpas.com

Shelley Vogel
Receptionist

Shelley has been with the firm for 7 years. She performs client service and multiple administrative functions. She was a teacher prior to joining the firm and graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Education degree from Emporia State University.

Email: SVogel@sambcpas.com