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About Our Firm

We are not your typical accounting firm. Hale & Company, CPA, P.C. is different.

Hale & Company is a full service accounting firm located in Edmond, Oklahoma. Not only do we care about the accuracy and reliability of your financial data, we care about finding solutions that work for you. Due to the size of our firm, our clients receive incomparable, personalized, quality service. We view our relationship with each of our clients as an ongoing partnership by providing beneficial information, access to a wealth of resources, and a proactive stance in serving each client’s needs. Whether it’s for home or office, we have the knowledge, skills, and dedication to help you achieve your goals.

Our Team

James R. (Rusty) Hale, CPA, CVA, CGMA

jrh@halecpa.com (405) 330-6000 ext. 202 University of Central Oklahoma
Certified Public Accountant - Certified Valuation Analyst - Certified Global Management Accountant

Rusty is a graduate of the University of Central Oklahoma. He has extensive experience in the health care industry, personal service corporations, and non-profit entities. Rusty is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts, and the Oklahoma Society of Certified Public Accountants. He is the past president of the Oklahoma Society of Certified Public Accountants. Rusty has also served in various offices of the Oklahoma Society of Certified Public Accountants. Rusty is also the past president of the Oklahoma City Chapter of Certified Public Accountants. He has also served on several boards of non-profit entities. His peers honored him by being elected to the "Oklahoma Accounting Hall of Fame". Rusty is married and lives in Edmond. He has four children and seven grandchildren.

Robert Hale, CPA

rob.hale@halecpa.com (405) 330-6000 ext. 204

Robert is a graduate of East Central University and a Certified Public Accountant. He is experienced in the oil and gas industry, personal service corporations, and non-profit organizations. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Oklahoma Society of Certified Public Accountants. He is a past president of the Oklahoma City Chapter of Certified Public Accountants.Robert and his brother Rusty formed Hale & Company, CPA, P.C. in 1996.

Sherri A. Hooper

sherri@halecpa.com (405) 330-6000 ext. 214

Sherri A. Hooper is an accountant at Hale & Company, CPA. She is an experienced accounting manager with expertise in administering payroll, preparing financial statements, tax return preparation, and other aspects of business accounting. Sherri has been with Hale & Co. since 2003.

Previously, Sherri was an accounting manager with an Oklahoma City CPA for nearly twenty years. She was also a payroll administrator with Sheffield Steel Corp. in Sand Springs, an accountant with Main Hurdman CPA in Tulsa, a revenue auditor with the Tulsa office of the Illinois Department of Revenue, and a bookkeeper with a Stillwater CPA.

Sherri was raised in Edmond, where she graduated from Edmond Memorial High School in 1976. She received her bachelor's degree in business administration with a minor in accounting from Oklahoma State University in 1980.

Sherri and her husband have two children. They live in Edmond.

Sydney McMillon

sydney@halecpa.com (405) 330-6000 ext. 217

Sydney received a BS in Elementary Education from Oklahoma Christian College in 1989. She taught for five years in the Putnam City Schools, in Oklahoma City. She also taught preschool for three years at Memorial Road Sonshine School before being promoted to program director. She served as director for nine years.

Sydney lives in Edmond with her husband, Jeff, and two daughters, Shelby and Savannah.

Jeff Hale

jeff@halecpa.com (405) 330-6000 ext. 316

Jeff holds bachelor's degrees in Accounting and International Business Administration with a minor in Russian from the University of Central Oklahoma. He was born and raised in Edmond and is a graduate of Edmond Memorial High School.

Jeff lives in Edmond with his wife and kids.

Louise Cleary Churchill, CPA, CGMA

louise@halecpa.com (405) 330-6000 ext. 206

Louise is a CPA and works primarily with business clients. In addition to her experience in public accounting, she has held management roles in several independent oil and gas exploration and production companies, and an auto parts distribution company. She has also worked in electric power research. She holds bachelors and masters degrees from Smith College and Stanford University, and has attended OCU and UCO. She is a graduate of Leadership Edmond Class XXVI. She serves on the boards of Oklahoma City Philharmonic, Edmond Fine Arts Institute, and Edmond Mobile Meals.

Matt Prasuhn

matt@halecpa.com (405) 330-6000 ext. 315

After growing up in Northwestern Ontario, Matthew graduated from Lakehead University with a Bachelor of Administration in marketing. Matthew went on to gain extensive experience managing restaurants and retail locations. In 2004, Matthew graduated from the University of Phoenix with a Master of Business Administration in Accounting. His specialty is personal tax returns. In May 2011, Matthew graduated cum laude with a Juris Doctorate from Oklahoma City University School of Law. While there, he won awards for being the top student in the Income Tax and the Estate and Gift Tax classes.

Matthew lives in Edmond with his children, Adam and Amanda, and wife, Sharita.

Brenda Rayner

brenda@halecpa.com (405) 330-6000 ext. 201

Marilyn Chambers

marilyn@halecpa.com (405) 330-6000 ext. 207

Staci Nash

staci@halecpa.com (405) 330-6000 ext. 218

Phyllis Allen

phyllis@halecpa.com (405) 330-6000 ext. 210

Kellie Hobby

kellie@halecpa.com (405) 330-6000 ext. 205

Delores Parks

delores@halecpa.com (405) 330-6000 ext. 208

Laura Naff

laura@halecpa.com (405) 330-6000 ext. 216

Debbie Rigsby

debbie@halecpa.com (405) 330-6000 ext. 217

Jack Hale

jack@halecpa.com (405) 330-6000 ext. 314