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Our Staff

 

CHRIS TOLER, CPA

CPA-Audit Manager

Chris is the newest member of our firm having joined in June 2020. His primary focus is performing financial statement audits and reviews for our clients. He has a Master’s Degree in Accounting from Oklahoma State University and has been an active CPA in the state of Oklahoma since 2014. Chris began his career in public accounting with six years at Ernst & Young, primarily serving large public filers in the Oklahoma City and Tulsa markets. Chris is married and an avid fan of anything associated with the Oklahoma State University. He and his wife enjoy visiting Stillwater whenever possible. He enjoys being active as a volunteer within the community we serve.

 

Joy LaBar, CPA

 

Senior Audit Manager

Joy joined Hyde & Co.’s assurance practice in August 2020. She is a CPA whose career includes more than 30 years of public accounting and industry experience. She has a B.S.B. in Accounting and a Master of Business Administration degree, both from Oklahoma City University. She has and continues to serve on many not-for-profit boards and committees in our community. Joy and her husband enjoy Thunder games, traveling, and spoiling their three Golden Retrievers.

 

OLGA MIRONOVA, CPA

 

Senior Tax Manager

Olga joined Hyde & Company in May 2012. In addition to holding a CPA designation, she earned a Bachelor's degree in English & German instruction, a Master's degree in English Linguistics from a Russian university, and a Master's degree in English Literature from the University of Central Oklahoma. Olga's interests run the gamut from cooking and reading to exploring new places and meeting new people. Among the activities she enjoys the most are ballroom dancing and taking walks.

 

 

BRIAN SULLIVAN, CPA

Tax Manager

Brian began working at Hyde & Company in July 2006, left in July 2012, and returned in August 2014. He is a senior tax accountant having previous experience as a controller with an insurance agency and as a tax preparer for a multistate retailer. Brian has an MBA and a Juris Doctor from the University of Oklahoma. He enjoys jogging and aikido as outside activities.

 

 

DAVID SPITZER

Tax Accountant

David joined Hyde & Company team in September 2018, after previously working as an intern from 2010-2011.  He earned his Master of Science in Accounting from Oklahoma City University.  David has experience in business, individual, trust, and property tax preparation, as well as regulation research.  When not at the office, he enjoys spending time with his family, reading, hiking, photography, working as a freelance artist, and loving on his three dogs.

 

 

GRETCHEN MARTIN

Payroll Accountant & Office Manager

Gretchen joined Hyde & Company in November 2011 and serves as a liaison with the payroll & administrative departments. She has a Bachelor's degree from the University of Central Oklahoma and a Master's from Southern Nazarene University. Gretchen is a retired Special Education teacher and sign language interpreter. She has been involved in various intercity compassionate ministries and enjoys knitting baby caps for Mercy Hospital and Infant Crisis Center. She is fortunate to have their family living in the Oklahoma City area so she can spend time with her grandchildren.

 

BRIDGET LUBUMAD

 

Client Service Specialist

Bridget joined our firm in January 2020. Her primary focus is as a liaison with our staff and clients to ensure they have access to their files, listening closely to determine what they need, and connecting them with staff members who can provide timely answers. Bridget has over 15 years of experience working to provide customer services with banking, small business, and insurance companies. When she is not working she enjoys spending time with her son every moment she can.

 

CHRISSIE OLIVER

 

Client Communication Specialist

Chrissie began working at Hyde & Company in August 2020. She has a Bachelor’s degree in Therapeutic Recreation from Oklahoma State University. She has worked in Assisted Living as the director of Memory Care, where she enjoyed coordinating the patient’s needs and working closely with their families. Chrissie has been involved in various volunteering events with the Alzheimer’s Association and mental health education. She enjoys spending as much time as she can with her family, and is looking forward to the arrival of her second child in January!

 

 

DENA REUST

 

Staff Accountant

Dena joined Hyde & Company in November 2020. She has attended Oklahoma Panhandle State University as an Accounting major. She has worked as a tax bookkeeper for over 15 years and a full charge bookkeeper for over 20 years. Dena spends most of her off time with her daughter and grandchildren.