Kenneth R. Odom

Ken and his wife Starr are both Florida natives but have been in the Andalusia Area since 1984. Ken can trace his ancestry in Covington County back to the mid 1800’s. When not working he enjoys traveling and playing golf. On weekends you might find him enjoying a nice glass of wine and a good cigar at the beach. Ken and Starr have two children and two grandchildren.

Education

  • Western Governors University – Masters of Accountancy in October 2015
  • Bachelor of Science (Suma Cum Laude) in 1976 – Troy University

Experience

  • 39 years
  • Auditing (Governmental; 401(k); For-profit; Non-profit)
  • Taxation (Individual; Corporate; Partnerships; Estates; Trusts, Non-profit)
  • Business Consulting

Certifications

  • Certified Public Accountant licensed in Alabama and Florida
  • Certified Government Financial Manager
  • Chartered Global Management Accountant

Memberships – Professional

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Alabama Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Association of Government Accountants
  • Government Finance Officers Association

National Association of States Board of Accountancy Experience

  • Committee Service as Chair
    • Uniform Accountancy Act Committee
    • Relations with Member Boards Committee
    • Compliance Assurance Committee
    • Enforcement Practices Committee
  • Committee Service as Member
    • Regulatory Response Committee
    • State Board Relevance and Effectiveness Committee
    • Accounting Licensing Database Committee (ALD)
    • Mobility Task Force
  • Board of Directors Service
    • Southeast Regional Director – 3 Years
    • Director at Large – 3 Years
    • Secretary to the Board – 3 Years
    • Executive Committee – 1 Year

Alabama State Board of Public Accountants

  • Board Member – 8 Years
  • Chair – 1 Year
  • Vice-Chair – 1 Year
  • Chairman of Mobility Task Force
  • Member 150/120 Task Force
  • Investigative Officer (as needed)

Alabama Society of CPAs

  • Governmental Accounting and Auditing Committee – 9 Years/Chair 3 Years
  • Peer Review Committee – 9 Years/Chair 3 Years
  • Ethics Committee – 3 Years/Chair 3 Years
  • Writer and Presenter of CPE Programs
  • Annual Speaker at Governmental Accounting and Audit Forum
  • Representative to Southeastern Intergovernmental Audit Forum
  • Key Contact Committee

American Institute of CPAs

  • Auditing Standards Board
  • FRF-SME Task Force
  • Content AUD Subcommittee
  • CPE Factuality
  • Grassroots Task Force




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