Mike Crawford is Chairman Emeritus of Crawford & Associates, P.C. an Oklahoma City based CPA firm dedicated exclusively to the practice area of state and local government accounting and consulting for over thirty years. Mike is a past president of the Oklahoma Society of CPAs, an inductee into the Oklahoma Accounting Hall of Fame, and is past Vice-Chairman of the Governmental Accounting Standards Advisory Council. Over the past thirty years, he has authored a number of professional guides, practice aids, and articles on topics of governmental accounting, auditing, and professional ethics, including the AICPA Practice Aid, Applying OCBOA in State and Local Government Financial Statements. Although Mike is retired from active practice, he continues to stay busy as an author, consultant, and public speaker.