John is a member of BKD National Financial Services Group as well as the firm’s internal CECL committee. He has more than 15 years of experience working with financial institutions and entities with total assets ranging from $100 million to more than $50 billion. Prior to joining BKD, John served as an advisor under the chief accountant for the Southern District of the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC), an inspector with the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) and a senior manager at an international accounting firm.
His areas of technical proficiency include matters specific to banking and financial entities, such as internal control design and resting, fair value of financial instruments, accounting for loans and leases, mergers and acquisitions and complex finance transactions. He has presented on technical and regulatory accounting topics at various state CPA societies and provided technical trainings to both bankers and examiners.
John is a graduate of Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, with a B.S. degree in psychology, and a graduate of Texas Tech University, Lubbock, with an M.S. degree in accounting.