Business Incubator Manager
Ph: (580) 250-5519
Fx: (580) 250-5566
Cody serves as a Small Business Management Coordinator at the Economic Development Center (EDC) of Great Plains Technology Center. He works with small business owners and managers to improve business operations and presents seminars and programs to the general public on issues important to small business. Cody provides accounting expertise and tax consultant services as well as e-commerce training, business social media implementation, marketing, specialized seminars, conferences and training to EDC clients. Prior to joining the EDC, he worked as an accountant for Stanfield and O’Dell, a full service consulting and certified public accounting firm.
Cody also worked as a Manager Trainee for Security Finance of Lawton, an Account Executive for Beneficial Finance of Lawton, a Graduate Research Assistant for Cameron University, and as a Sales Representative for his parents’ business here in Lawton, Oklahoma.
He has performed audits, prepared financial statements for audits, compilations, and reviews, and prepared individual, partnerships, corporations, and fiduciary tax returns. He has also procured loans for clients and worked one-on-one to help clients reduce their interest rates.
He has computer experience with Microsoft Word, Corel WordPerfect, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office, Microsoft PowerPoint, various Internet applications, iWork (Pages, Numbers & Keynote) and is a certified QuickBooks Pro Advisor.
Cody holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree with a specialization in Economics, a Bachelor of Accounting degree and a Master of Business Administration degree all from Cameron University.
A 2006-2007 Leadership Lawton graduate, Cameron Alumni Association Board member, Lawton-Fort Sill Chamber of Commerce Small Business Committee member and CBITS Treasurer from 2008-2012. Cody also severs and works with a variety of local committees.
Building Wealth – Personal Wealth, Business Tax Workshop, EDC Evening Business Seminars, Identity Theft/Credit Rating, Introduction to QuickBooks, QuickBooks/Quicken, Staying Friends with the IRS, Understanding Financial Statements, Business Use of Social Media, and Facebook for Businesses.