CEO, Managing Shareholder
Nancy is an Oklahoma City native and earned a B.S. in Accounting from the University of Central Oklahoma. She passed the CPA exam at first sitting in May 1975. After graduation, she worked for the IRS as an Auditor before becoming a Tax Supervisor at the International Accounting Firm of BDO Seidman CPAs. Before opening her own accounting firm in Oklahoma City, Nancy worked for Noble Operation, Inc. as CFO, the International Accounting Firm of Grant Thornton CPAs as Senior Tax Manager, The US Bankruptcy Court as a Court-Appointed Panel Trustee and Examiner. Nancy has published articles and taught seminars for various small business organizations, CPA Societies and other professional groups for many years. In 2002, Nancy founded and established Hyde & Company CPAs and has since acted as the President/CEO of the company.
Nancy has over 30 years of experience as a CPA working with individuals, small businesses, and closely held companies providing solutions in tax planning, business consulting and valuation, succession & strategic planning. She was recently recognized as one of Oklahoma's Most Admired CEO's for 2016 by the Journal Record. In 2003 and 2010, Nancy received the Journal Record’s Woman of the Year, and in 2013 was inducted into Circle of Excellence. She is actively involved with the Oklahoma Society of CPAs on the Small Firms Committee and is a past President, Vice President, Director, Secretary and past Chair of the Taxation Committee and the Nominations Committee. Nancy continues to serve as Chairman of the Oklahoma Securities Commission, treasurer and board member for IEEW Peace Through Business and OKC Ballet, and, serves on the Finance Committee for YWCA. She is also VIP Ambassador for OKC Ethics, an Accounting Program Advisory Committee Member for OSU-OKC, and Accounting Advisory Board Member for UCO. She currently acts as the Oklahoma Society of CPA Board liaison to the Oklahoma Accountancy Board.
Nancy's other current memberships include: The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (where she was a member of the Tax Executive Committee), the governing body of the AICPA Tax Division, American Women's Society of CPAs, National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts, and the International Women’s Forum - Oklahoma Chapter.
Senior Audit & Accounting Manager
Lou earned his B.B.A. in Accounting and Financing from the University of Oklahoma in 1973, and passed the CPA Exam in 1974. He is also a Certified Financial Services Auditor (CFSA) and a Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA). Lou has worked for the international accounting firms of KPMG and Ernst & Young in Oklahoma City, and in the Los Angeles and Dallas offices of Deloitte & Touche. In addition to his public accounting experience, Lou has many years of financial institution experience as a CFO and Treasurer for Oklahoma financial institutions. His industry experience also includes positions as Director of Internal Audit postitions for public companies in Indiana and Texas. He has worked for the Dallas offices of the FDIC and the U.S. Government Accountability Office in management positions, and his consulting experience include senior positions with Accretive Solutions and Jefferson Wells, also in Dallas. Lou has also served as a Proforma Team Leader for C.D. Mitchell & Co. and assisted the FDIC in 30 bank closings.
Upon returning to Oklahoma City several years ago, Lou became affiliated with Hyde & Company and currently has responsibility for the audit practices of the firm. He has been a member of the AICPA and the Oklahoma Society of CPAs for over 40 years.