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About Us

Our Firm

For years, WJG & Associates, PLLC has been providing quality, personalized financial guidance to local individuals and businesses. Our expertise ranges from basic tax management and accounting services to more in-depth services such as audits, financial statements, and financial planning.

WJG & Associates, PLLC is one of the leading firms in and throughout the area. By combining our expertise, experience and the team mentality of our staff, we assure that every client receives the close analysis and attention they deserve. Our dedication to high standards, hiring of seasoned tax professionals, and work ethic is the reason our client base returns year after year.

 

Our Mission

Our mission is to help clients maintain financial viability in the present, while taking a proactive approach to achieve future goals. This requires open communication to reach an understanding of our clients' needs through research and sound analysis. WJG & Associates, PLLC is dedicated to meeting these goals with high standards of excellence and professionalism. We have been a staple of the area's business community for years, and pride ourselves on the level of esteem we have earned.

Our dedication to hard work has earned the respect of the business and financial community in and around the area. We believe this to be a direct derivative of our talent and responsiveness to our client base. Whether you are a current or prospective client, rest assured that individuals and businesses who choose WJG & Associates, PLLC receive competent and timely advice.

 

Primary Professional Staffing

 

William J. Garner, CPA,  Mr. Garner is responsible for, and coordinates, all services provided by the firm. During his professional thirty nine year career, Mr. Garner has been involved in over eight hundred banking engagements, including numerous consulting projects, including float management, EDP reviews, EDP conversions, capital raising alternatives, short and long-range profit plans, management studies, revisions to bank policies and procedures, asset/liability management, involvement with various regulatory agencies and assistance in FDIC open bank assistance transactions.

John Gibson, J.D., MBA, CPA, Litigation Support and Valuation Services Department Manager: Mr. Gibson has over 25 years of business and tax consulting experience and served as a Divisional Director of Financial Planning in a global financial services firm. Mr. Gibson has extensive experience in serving banking and small business clients including valuation, tax and audit services. Mr. Gibson is a licensed Oklahoma Attorney, Certified Public Accountant and is NASD licensed with a series 7, 24, and 66.

Lani L. Garner, CPA, (Philippines), Audit Department Manager  Lani Garner is responsible for the performance of audit engagements from planning, conducting fieldwork, supervising staff and preparation of audit reports. Lani  has over 27 years of audit and tax consulting experience and served as senior auditor and senior tax consultant in one of the big four CPA firms. Audit engagements worked on over the years included banking, oil and gas, hospital, 401 K Benefits & Retirement plans, franchises and other various multinational and closely held business operations.