Firm Profile

Woody and Associates was established in 1972 to provide efficient, expert solutions to small businesses professionals and individuals. Our primary services include accounting, taxation, and business consulting. We also offer a host of specialty services to cater to the unique needs of our clients by providing a complete range of personalized, professional tax and accounting services.

Qualifications

  • Work with over 260 Dentists
  • Enrolled to practice before the IRS
  • Member:
    • Academy of Dental CPAs
    • American Institute of CPAs
    • Oklahoma Society of CPAs
    • National Association of Enrolled Agents
    • National Society of Accountants
    • Oklahoma Society of Enrolled Agents
  • Accredited in Federal Taxation by the
    American Council of Taxation
  • Recipient of International Franchise
    Association’s “Franny” Award for the
    top performance of financial franchise
    from 1979 – 1997

W. Grant Woody, CPA
Owner

Email gwoody@woodycpas.com

Grant has more than 23 years of experience in accounting and tax. He enjoys educating his clients on the financial health of their business and designing tax strategies for their specific situation. Grant works with dentists, small business owners and other professionals to help maximize their profits and reduce their tax liability each year.

Grant graduated from the University of Oklahoma in 1992 with a degree in finance and went on to earn his CPA license in August of 1999.

Grant is married with three kids and enjoys traveling, OU football, playing tennis with his wife and coaching his children in basketball, soccer and flag football.

Memberships/Recognition:
Academy of Dental CPAs (ADCPA)
Oklahoma Society of CPAs (OSCPA)
American Institute of CPAs (AICPA)

Paul Woody, CPA, EA, CVA, MSA
Founder

Email pwoody@woodycpas.com

Paul started the business on August 8, 1972 by “knocking on doors” in the Oklahoma City area. He had worked in Schenectady NY for the G.E. Company from 1968-June 30, 1972. Prior to GE, he served in the active Army for 2 and a half years attaining the rank of Captain.

Paul was part of a franchise organization from 1972 through 2005 and used their research department for tax issues. He still has a relationship with the franchisor for tax research only. Paul is both a Certified Public Accountant and an Enrolled Agent allowing him to represent clients before the Internal Revenue Service. He is a member of Oklahoma Society of CPA’s, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), National Association of Enrolled Agents, Oklahoma Society of Enrolled Agents and the National Society of Accountants. Paul is also a Certified Valuation Analyst and is a member of the National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts.

Memberships/Recognition:
MSA — Tax — Oklahoma City University
Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA)
Oklahoma Society of CPAs (OSCPA)
National Association of Enrolled Agents
National Association of Certified Valuation Analyst

Tim Barton, CPA
Tax Consulting
Email tbarton@woodycpas.com

Timothy has 26 years of CPA experience with eight years spent at Woody & Associates. He enjoys helping clients minimize their tax liability while simultaneously growing their practice. He is an attentive listener while helping clients make sound business decisions.

Timothy loves spending time with his wife, Sidney, and two children, Andrew and Natalie, as well as watching golf and cheering for Longhorn football.

Memberships/Recognition:
BBA – University of Texas at Austin
MPA – University of Texas
CPA – In Texas and Oklahoma
Oklahoma Society of CPAs

Rob Auger, EA
Tax Services
Email rauger@woodycpas.com

Rob has enjoyed numbers for as long he can remember. With more than 16 years of experience, his day-to-day interactions with his clients—and, of course, numbers—keep him focused and determined. Rob graduated from Oklahoma City University with a bachelor’s of science in business-finance. He provides every client with the best service possible and helps them realize their financial goals.

Memberships/Recognition:
Graduated Suma Cum Laude
Letzeiser Medal
Meinders School of Business — Outstanding Senior Man

Robert Oguda
Tax Services
Email roguda@woodycpas.com

After graduating from Southern Nazarene University with a bachelor’s degree in accounting, Robert began his career in tax services. With more than 10 years of experience, Robert enjoys researching tax issues and leveraging that knowledge for our clients. Robert values continued education in a never-ending effort to challenge himself.

In his free time, Robert enjoys spending time with family and friends, traveling, playing soccer, and enjoying the outdoors.

Kathy Gifford
Office Manager
Email krensberger@woodycpas.com

Kathy dedicates her time to serving our clients with compassion and kindness. She has served as Woody & Associates’ office manager for the past 26 years and thoroughly enjoys her relationship with our clients. Kathy has an associates degree in computer applications from Francis Tuttle.

Kathy enjoys boating, gardening and hanging out on her deck. She is married with two kids and four beautiful grandchildren.

Tali Hise
Client Services Supervisor
Email thise@woodycpas.com

To Tali, our clients are extended family. Tali has been a bookkeeper for more than 17 years. She loves working with clients and building lasting relationships. Tali is detail-oriented and highly skilled in her field and enjoys solving problems along the way, making her a great asset to our team and clients.

Tali is also the loving mother of two children.

David Worthington
Client Services Bookkeeper
Email dworthington@woodycpas.com

An expert bookkeeper with more than 30 years of experience, six of those years at Woody & Associates, David thrives while working with numbers and appreciates “how they are made to balance.” He particularly enjoys building relationships with clients and goes above and beyond to meet client needs.

Christy Cheng
Client Services Bookkeeper
Email ccheng@woodycpas.com

Ever since earning her master’s degree in accounting from Oklahoma City University, Christy has enjoyed solving problems through numbers. With 13 years of accounting experience, she has found the perfect way to combine her strengths and interests. Christy particularly enjoys working with arithmetic, calculations, and logic, and she aims to provide every client with timely and accurate financial data.

Christy also enjoys music, traveling, and spending time with her husband and two sons.

Marilyn Harrison
Data Entry
Email mharrison@woodycpas.com

Marilyn is a veteran data entry clerk with more than 37 years of experience. She takes pride in being able to relate to people over a wide range of ages. She enjoys working with the Woody & Associates staff and appreciates the flexibility of her job.

Marilyn is married with five children, 17 grandchildren, and 20 great-grandchildren. She enjoys doing crossword and jigsaw puzzles and has been playing the piano since she was five.

Crystal Cole
Administrative Assistant

Email ccole@wwoodycpas.com

Crystal has more than eight years of experience as an administrative assistant at various jobs in the OKC area.  She enjoys helping our clients. She stands by the philosophy of treating others as she would want to be treated and takes time to build relationships with clients.

Cystal is currently studying cybersecurity at Rose State College. In her free time, she enjoys taking care of her lawn and flower beds, making crafts, painting, and watch Thunder games with friends.

Lindsay Hartsook
Client Services Bookkeeper

Email lhartsook@woodycpas.com

After working for her family’s restaurant, Lindsay stumbled into the bookkeeping field and found herself enjoying the work it entailed. Lindsay earned her bachelor’s degree in university studies and is currently working towards a degree in accounting from Oklahoma State University. Over her six-year career, she has enjoyed using logic to solve problems and save her clients money.

Lindsay is excited to meet and work with new and existing clients every day.

J Bandel Kite

Tax Services

Email bkite@woodycpas.com

Bandel has a team-oriented attitude centered around helping our clients reach their goals.  Whether working on tax preparation or business strategy, Bandel strategically employs his extensive skill set to accommodate every level of our clients’ needs.  Bandel has 15 years of accounting experience and is a graduate of Oklahoma City University earning Master Degrees of Accounting and Finance.  He is a dedicated family man who enjoys grilling and taking the kids camping.

Caleb Shake-Garfield
Client Services Bookkeeper

Email cshake-garfield@woodycpas.com

Caleb liked working with number as small child and continued this passion into his adulthood.  He received his Bachelor of Science in Accounting degree from Oklahoma State University.  He has several years of experience working for local CPA firms.  He enjoys bookkeeping, payroll processing and preparing tax returns.

Caleb likes a wide variety of activities which include board games, being outdoors and spending time with his son.

Tashauna Harring

Client Services Bookkeeper & Tax Services

Email tharring@woodycpas.com

Tashauna is a bookkeeper and tax preparer who found her love for the accounting field after she left NEO in Miami OK and moved to Hawaii. While in Hawaii, she trained under seasoned accountants where she found that her restorative strength and attention to detail made her a great asset. She takes pride in her work ethic and loves the challenge of researching issues and finding a solution.

Tashauna plans on continuing her education in the accounting field and in her free time, she loves to read and spend time with her family and friends.

Brandi Olson
Client Services Bookkeeper

Email bolson@woodycpas.com

Brandi Olson brought with her an extensive 15 year background in accounting and bookkeeping when she joined the team at Woody and Associates, in April 2019.  Providing top notch customer service is very important to her, and she uses her superb communication skills to build strong professional relationships with each and every one of her clients.  Being a team player is her moto!

When Brandi is away from the office she enjoys spending quality time with her fiancé Zach, her three wonderful children, and their bulldog Sadie.