Frank Crawford is President of Crawford & Associates, P.C.
Frank is the majority shareholder and President of Crawford & Associates and he specializes in providing accounting and consulting services solely in the area of governmental accounting and financial management.
Mr. Crawford is past Chair of the AICPA Government Expert Panel, the current and long-time chair of the Oklahoma Society of CPAs Government Accounting and Auditing Committee, and has also been involved in a number of other AICPA committees and task forces as they relate to governmental accounting and auditing, including the AICPA Governmental Accounting and Auditing Committee, the AICPA Government and Not-For-Profit Expert Panel, the AICPA Government Performance and Accountability Committee, and the AICPA GASB 34 Audit Guide Revision Task Force.
Mr. Crawford has also served as the Chairman of the AICPA National Governmental Accounting and Conference Planning Task Force, and Chairman of the Planning Committee of the AICPA’s Government and Not-For-Profit Training Conference.
Over the years, Mr. Crawford has assisted both the AICPA and GASB in the development of several implementation guides as a member of an advisory group, task force or technical content provider. His experience with GASB 34 implementation and audit issues dates back to June 30, 1999, as auditor of the first general-purpose government in the United States to implement the requirements of GASB 34.
Mr. Crawford is also currently working with many of the U.S. territories, commonwealths and freely-associated states on audit finding resolution and financial analysis projects and serves as a technical consultant and advisor to a number of Federal Government Agencies.
Frank is a highly sought after lecturer, trainer and discussion leader for numerous groups, including U.S. Federal Government Agencies, various local and national CPA firms, a number of State Societies, and has appeared in several AICPA continuing professional education videos and live satellite CPE broadcasts and Webcasts related to governmental accounting and auditing.
Frank was recognized as a recipient of the Graduate School’s “2010 Instructor Excellence Award”. “Your students and colleagues, as well as Graduate School Staff, honor and value the work that you do here, as evidenced by the many statements of support that praised your skills. Of the School’s 800+ instructors, you are one of only thirteen who will receive this prestigious award this year.” Click here to read letter
Frank has also been recently selected as the recipient of the national Association of Governmental Accountant's 2014 Private Sector Financial Management Award honoring his significant contributions to the field of governmental financial management. Click here to read letter of recognition
Frank also was the co-recipient (with his brother Mike) of the East Central University 2012 Distinguished Service Award honoring his service to the university, profession, and community.Click here to see recognition page from award ceremony material.
Commonly known as Frankie to clients, friends and family, Mr. Crawford has two children, Madison and Blake, and also has the good fortune to be married to Cindy Crawford (not the supermodel, but better).