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Matt A. Jay, CPA

With over 11 years practicing public accounting; Matt has established a reputation for providing outstanding tax and accounting service to individuals, small to midsize businesses and non-profit organizations within a vast variety of industries.

Matt earned a Bachelor of Science in Accounting and Finance from Oklahoma State University fall of 2008. He later obtained the designation of Certified Public Accountant February, 2011. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Oklahoma Society of Certified Public Accountants.

Matt resides with his wife Claire and their two children Mason and Charlotte in Owasso, Oklahoma. He is actively involved with his church, enjoys Oklahoma State athletics and golf. Matt serves as a board member for the Tulsa Memorial Boys Basketball Booster Club and Bailey Educational Foundation in Owasso. 

Cindy Hunter, Staff Accountant

Cindy Hunter joined the firm in January 2006, when it was formerly owned by Stanfield & O’Dell. She works with our clients to prepare financial statements, bookkeeping, payroll and sales tax filings, along with individual tax return preparation. Cindy is certified as a QuickBooks ProAdvisor that has been a valuable resource to clients in setup and effective use of QuickBooks and Intuit products.

Cindy earned a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting from Clayton State University in 1998. Early in her career she worked in Atlanta as a Budget Analyst for the federal agency, General Services Administration.

Cindy resides with her husband Mike in Owasso, Oklahoma. They have three grown children and four grandchildren. She and Mike enjoy being involved with their church, with motorcycle riding, RV camping, and visits to Georgia to see family and grandchildren.

Jennifer Byrne, Staff Accountant

Jennifer Byrne joined Jay & Company CPA, PLLC as a Staff Accountant in September 2017. Jennifer brings with her over 16 years of experience in preparing financial statements, bookkeeping, payroll and sales tax filings, along with individual tax return preparation.

Her career began in 2001 for a small, family owned business. Over the years as the business grew, so did her love for accounting. Always keeping her resume fresh with various classes and meetings to improve her knowledge of payroll, accounting laws and techniques. Jen has become a very valuable part of our client’s business operations and compliance.

Jennifer resides in Owasso, OK with her husband and two children. She enjoys traveling with her family, cheering on her kids and laughing with her husband.

Diane Richison, Office Manager

Diane Richison joined Jay & Company CPA, PLLC in March of 2018 as the firm’s Office Manager. Diane has worked in public accounting for over 18 years assisting shareholders and firm employees in a vast capacity of responsibilities including and not limited to; processing and filing of tax returns, licensing and registration, tracking and ensuring appropriate deadlines were documented and completed, along with compliance & billing requirements within the office.

Diane is very passionate about Owasso and the surrounding community and being the centerpiece of a firm committed to providing a high degree of professional service throughout the area.

Diane resides in Collinsville with her husband and two of their children. She is actively involved in her church, enjoys spending time with her kids and grandkids, reading and baking.