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Crawford & Associates, P.C. has earned an international, national and statewide reputation second to none in the area of governmental accounting and consulting. Since our humble beginning is 1984, the firm has grown to be recognized as a well-respected leader in the state and local government arena. In this section of our blog, we'll post news and updates about our company, its associates, and activities.


Crawford & Associates President Frank Crawford is slated to be one of the featured speakers at this year's AICPA Governmental Accounting and Auditing Update Conference. As is the case each year this popular AICPA conference will be held in two locations: East - August 10-11 in Washington, DC, and West - September 29-30 in San Diego, CA. The conference theme this year is Building Confidence - Taking on Important Governmental Accounting, Auditing and Regulatory Developments. Those interested in attending the conference may obtain more detailed information and register at the AICPA web site -


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(Pictured: Left: representatives from Crawford & Associates, Cotton & Company, and CPA Diaz-Martinez. Pictured Right: CPA Soane Diaz-Burgos - Conference Host; CPA Frank Crawford - President of Crawford & Associates; and CPA Kermit Lucena - President of the Puerto Rico Society of CPAs)

The first annual Crawford & Associates Government Learning Program was held on May 28-29, 2015 at the San Juan Marriott and Stelaris Casino in beautiful San Juan, Puerto Rico. The two-day governmental accounting and auditing conference, a joint venture between Crawford & Associates and the Puerto Rico Society of CPAs, was a great success and attended by approximately 100 CPAs and others interested in governmental affairs related to accounting, auditing, financial reporting and fraud prevention and detection. Presenters included David Cotton of Cotton & Company, and from Crawford & Associates - Mike Crawford, Frank Crawford, Marcy Twyman, Brenda Wright, Dwayne Tate, Chris Pembrook and Justin Kersey.

"The Puerto Rico Association of CPAs, as part of its commitment to the economic welfare of our country, has spared no resources in their selection of topics for these seminars on government affairs, bringing a group with unquestionable expertise. As professionals with an interest in quality and ethics, we wish to provide guidance to our colleagues and the community, equipping them for performance with the highest standards," said CPA Kermit Lucena, President of the Puerto Rico CPA Society.


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The Oklahoma Society of CPAs held its 2015 Governmental Accounting & Auditing Conference on May 11 - 12, 2015 at the Embassy Suites Hotel and Conference Center in Norman, OK. Once again this year the conference featured a number of Crawford & Associates professional staff, including Frank Crawford, Mike Crawford, Chris Pembrook, and Marcy Twyman, presenting sessions on pension accounting, AICPA issues update, financial statement consistency, and deficiencies in cash basis financial statements. The conference offered 16 hours of governmental CPE and continues to be one of the most well attended and well received conferences of the OSCPA.


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Crawford & Associates P.C. and the Puerto Rico Society of CPAs are proud to announce their joint venture in sponsoring and presenting the 2015 Government Learning Program conference. This is the first annual conference of its type and promises to be a unique and fun learning experience offering 16 hours of continuing professional education, in a special setting that offers wonderful tropical weather, ocean views and Puerto Rican hospitality. The conference will be held May 28 and 29, 2015 in beautiful San Juan, Puerto Rico at the fabulous San Juan Marriott Resort & Stellaris Casino. The two-day conference will be an interactive learning program where program participants work in teams or groups to learn the latest in governmental accounting, auditing, fraud prevention and detection, and ethics. The 2015 Government Learning Program is open to all governmental accountants, auditors and officials both inside and outside of Puerto Rico.  

For more information about the conference, including session schedules, instructors, and conference and hotel information, Click Here. For additional detail session description information, Click Here.

For hotel reservations, Click Here, and ask for the group rate of the CPA Society Group May 2015 or Colegio de CPA Group May 2015.

We hope to see all of you at this fun and educational event!

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The Oklahoma Municipal League's annual Budget Process Workshop for 2015 was held on Friday, January 30 at Rose State College. Crawford & Associate's managing shareholder Marcy Twyman annually shares her vast budget experiences and municipal financial management expertise with a large number of municipal officials. This annual training program is one of OML's  most popular workshops. Information about this annual workshop is available through the OML web site.


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